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Saturday, May 22, 1847.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Meeting of citizens considers railroad from Springfield to Alton. Committee is appointed to prepare address showing advantages of project. Delegates are selected to attend River and Harbor Convention at Chicago July 5, 1847-July 7, 1847. Lincoln is not appointed delegate at this meeting, which indicates his probable absence. Later, having bought stock, he is added to delegate list and goes to Chicago.]