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Saturday, January 26, 1861.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln determines to leave for Washington on February 11, 1861. Nicolay to Bates, 27 January 1861, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln writes committee of Indiana Legislature accepting invitation to visit Indianapolis, and names February 12, 1861 as date. Abraham Lincoln to R. A. Cameron, Walter March, and David C. Branham, 26 January 1861, CW, 4:181.

Lincoln writes to Major David Hunter, of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, regarding arrangements to travel to Washington, D. C., for the March 3 inaugural. Lincoln explains, "I have determined to leave here for Washington on February 11th, subject to be changed for any extraordinary cause. I find the journey will have to be a circuitous, and rather tedious one. I expect the pleasure of your company." Edwin V. Sumner to Abraham Lincoln, 17 December 1860; David Hunter to Abraham Lincoln, 18 December 1860, both in Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Abraham Lincoln to David Hunter, 26 January 1861, Private Collection.

Withdraws $5.25 from Springfield Marine Bank. Pratt, Personal Finances, 175.