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Tuesday, July 1, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln writes to George Spears: "At your request I send you a receipt for the postage on your paper ["Sangamo Journal"]. . . . The law requires News paper postage to be paid in advance and now that I have waited a full year you choose to wound my feelings by insinuating that unless you get a receipt I will probably make you pay it again."Abraham Lincoln to George C. Spears, [1 July 1834], CW, 1:25.

Saturday, July 19, 1834.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln probably attends public meeting at Andrew Heredith's mill at head of Lick Creek, ten miles southwest of Springfield. Meeting is held for "especial benefit of candidates for the legislature."Sangamo Journal, 12 July 1834.