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Monday, July 31, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes to unknown correspondent in Tremont concerning removal of the county seat of Tazewell County from Tremont to Pekin. He consulted with Logan, and although Logan believes the land will not revert, Lincoln gives his opinion that the land would revert to the donor if the county seat is moved to Pekin.Abraham Lincoln to a Gentleman in Tremont, 31 July 1843, CW, 1:329.