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Tuesday, January 26, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

House devotes most of morning to resolutions, amendments, and roll calls on ways and means of collecting third installment [$16,666.66] due state from Springfield citizens on $50,000 pledge toward erection of state house. Lincoln favors payment. House Journal.

Lincoln writes and signs declaration in Rowland, Smith & Co. v. Francis et al.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.