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Friday, September 2, 1831.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln and William G. Greene witness deed given by William Batterton to Denton Offutt for Lot 14 in town of New Salem. Offutt pays $10 for lot on which he intends to erect store building. Lincoln begins clerking in store in September. Sangamon County Deed Book E, 297, Illinois Regional Archives Depository, University of Illinois Springfield.

Tuesday, September 13, 1831.+-

New Salem, IL.

[Denton Offutt, with Joseph Glasscock as surety, gives note for $110 to William Porter. Note, drawn in presence of Virgil Hickox, is for 60 days at 60 per cent interest. Porter immediately assigns note to William Brown who files suit against Offutt to collect on note in September 1832 term of Sangamon Circuit Court.IHiā€”Files.]