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Thursday, November 13, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

Acting for Mrs. Lincoln's aunt, Maria L. Bullock, Lincoln gives J. F. Amos, administrator of estate of Nathaniel Hay, receipts for $479.79 and $490.50. He deposits $970 to his account at the Springfield Marine and Fire Insurance Co. Money is Mrs. Bullock's. Lincoln writes Richard Thorne of Ottawa, reporting victory of state ticket by 6,000 to 7,000 majority. He draws on Thorne for $20 to pay "some little expense bills [that] are on me." Receipts to Joshua F. Amos, 13 November 1856, CW, 2:381; Abraham Lincoln to Richard Thorne, 13 November 1856, CW, 2:381-82.