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Wednesday, June 21, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln is present at House. He votes aye as naval appropriations bill is passed and on other roll calls.Globe.

In evening he attends Whig caucus. All are confident of success in election. Illinois is expected to do well. Returning to his room, however, he is perturbed to find pessimistic letter from Herndon.Abraham Lincoln to William H. Herndon, 22 June 1848, CW, 1:490-92.