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Saturday, December 4, 1847.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln attends evening Whig caucus which nominates Winthrop of Massachusetts for speaker, Sargent of Pennsylvania for sergeant-at-arms, Horner of New Jersey for doorkeeper, and McCormick of District of Columbia for postmaster.Abraham Lincoln to William H. Herndon, 5 December 1847, CW, 1:416-17.