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Saturday, February 27, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Bill for completion of Illinois and Michigan Canal passes 37-33, Lincoln voting aye. Speaker appoints standing committee on unfinished business composed of Lincoln, Leary of Cook, and Woodson of Greene. Lincoln votes to memorialize Congress to continue Cumberland Road to Mississippi.House Journal.

At Robert Irwin & Co., bank and general store, Lincoln opens a personal account with a balance of $32.50 in credit.Account (copy), 27 February 1841, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 252, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.