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Tuesday, December 15, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln votes against resolution authorizing governor to appoint three suitable persons to investigate canal commissioners. Senate bill authorizing $300,000 in bonds to be hypothecated to pay interest on internal improvement debt passes House. Lincoln votes for it. House Journal.

Stuart & Lincoln receive $50 from Jacob Forsythe & Co. and they deposit the money into their account with a Springfield merchant. Account (copy), 15 December 1840, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 185, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.