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Thursday, October 28, 1847.+-

En route.

("Mr. Lincoln, the member of Congress elect from this district, has just set out on his way to the city of Washington," reports Illinois Journal (formerly Sangamo Journal). "His family is with him; they intend to visit their friends and relatives in Kentucky before they take up the line of march for the seat of government.... He will find many men in Congress who possess twice the good looks, and not half the good sense, of our own representative.") Illinois Journal (Springfield), 28 October 1847, 2:2.