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Saturday, July 26, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln again visits telegraph office. This time he finds despatch in question, dated January 25, 1851. Operator claims, however, that it is not in handwriting of man who was operator at that time. Lincoln then takes James L. Lamb to see it. Lamb says he believes he knows whose handwriting it is. Abraham Lincoln to William Martin, 26 July 1851, CW, 2:107.