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Monday, January 31, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln receives letter from Herndon questioning wisdom of his stand on Mexican War.Abraham Lincoln to William H. Herndon, 1 February 1848, CW, 1:446-48.

In House he votes against tabling resolution, offered by Giddings, whereby committee would be appointed to inquire under what authority slave trade is carried on in District of Columbia. He votes for resolution requesting President to explain why Gen. Scott has been suspended.Globe.