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Tuesday, June 16, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes Jonathan G. Randall of Rushville of loss suffered by Randall's son Richard in Springfield. "The rascally Whigs, through a mistake, took his trunk containing all his clothes off to Chicago, and his heart is almost broken. Make him up some new ones just as you know he needs and make his heart glad."Abraham Lincoln to Jonathan G. Randall, 16 June 1840, CW, 1:210.