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Saturday, March 1, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

Public meeting is held to nominate candidate for governor. Bowling Green presides and appoints Lincoln secretary. Dr. John Allen, Nelson Alley, and Samuel Hill draft resolution that General James D. Henry, former sheriff of Sangamon County and hero of Black Hawk War, is their choice for governor. [Henry died in New Orleans, March 5, 1834.]Sangamo Journal, 15 March 1834; Report of a Political Meeting, 1 March 1834, CW, 1:21-22.

Monday, March 3, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln writes and signs survey for Jesse Gum.Survey for Jesse Gum, 3 March 1834, CW, 1:22-23.

[Reuben Harrison presents petition to County Commissioners' Court for new road from Musick's Ferry via New Salem to county line in direction of Jacksonville, which Lincoln wrote and signed February 25, 1834. Lincoln deposits $10 with clerk of court as law prescribes. He is appointed surveyor and with Hugh Armstrong and Michael Killion, viewer of new road. Their report is filed at June term of court.Record.]

Saturday, March 8, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

["We are desired to state that John T. Stuart, Esq., is a candidate for the House of Representatives of this State."Sangamo Journal, 8 March 1834.]

Monday, March 17, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

[Judgment is satisfied on note for $104.87½ signed by Lincoln and Nelson Alley October 30, 1832, for benefit of creditors of Vincent A. Bogue. Sheriff James D. Henry, representing creditors, got judgment in Sangamon Circuit Court September 13, 1833.Execution Docket.]

Saturday, March 22, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln writes a deed for Isaac Colson and Jane Colson, who are selling forty acres of land to Matthew Young. Deed (copy), 22 March 1834, copy files, IHi, Springfield, IL.

Friday, March 28, 1834.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Mass meeting attended by 1,000 persons is held to promote Alton and Springfield Railroad chartered by legislature. Lincoln's name does not appear in proceedings, but it is project in which he is interested.Sangamo Journal, 4 April 1834.]