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Thursday, June 15, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

House continues deliberations on naval appropriations bill. Lincoln votes on several amendments.Journal.

He writes to Richard S. Thomas on school lands, having found law dealing with fractional townships which have no 16th section for school support. They can claim other public land. Lincoln suggests this obscure law be given publicity in newspapers, which Thomas does by printing Lincoln's letter. Abraham Lincoln to Richard S. Thomas, 15 June 1848, CW, 1:479.