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Thursday, June 1, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln explains to Rev. Slicer that Committee on Arrangements delegated authority to subcommittee of which he was not member. Consequently he had nothing to do with details of funeral arrangements. "Until I received your letter," he asserts, "I should have given it as my recollection, that you did actually participate."Abraham Lincoln to Henry Slicer, 1 June 1848, CW, 1:474-75.

Lincoln's Springfield bank balance is credited with cash deposit of $31.25, legal fee from David Newsom.Irwin Ledger.