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Wednesday, March 29, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln interviews J. A. McClernand, representative from Illinois, about petition concerning school lands he has received from R. S. Thomas. McClernand explains attitude of Committee on Public Lands, of which he is member. Lincoln speaks briefly on bill granting military bounty lands.Globe; Remarks in United States House of Representatives Concerning Military Bounty Lands, 29 March 1848, CW, 1:460-61.