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Friday, January 28, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln votes against reconsideration of yesterday's vote. Motion to reconsider is tabled, 89-87.Journal.

House takes up private calendar and receives petitions and executive communications.Globe.

On or about this date, Lincoln returns to William Thomas, Jacksonville attorney, letters he is afraid of losing in connection with Treasury matter. Lincoln can do nothing, he notes, "till a further hearing from you."Abraham Lincoln to William Thomas, [c. 28 January 1848], CW, 1:445-46.