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Monday, January 17, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Seizure of African-American waiter in Washington by three slave traders induces Joshua Giddings to introduce resolution to investigate slave trade in District or removing capital to free state. Lincoln votes against motion to table, but it passes. He votes in favor of resolution declaring it inexpedient to order our troops in Mexico to fall back. Globe.