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Tuesday, March 8, 1836.+-

Petersburg, IL.

[George G. Miller presents petition, written by Lincoln, for public road to Sangamon County Commissioners. He asks that road be located from Morgan County line near Watkin's Mill to Miller's Ferry, then to Sangamon County line toward Pekin. Lincoln, William G. Jeter, and Robert Conover are appointed to locate road.County Commissioners' Record, Book D, 189.]

[On August 17, 1835, Thomas Plasters entered N.E. ¼ of the S.E. ¼ of Section 36, T. 19 N.R. 10 W. Controversy arose between Plasters and Dr. Charles Chandler, whose land adjoined on west, as to location of the north-south line between them. Lincoln surveyed line some time in spring of 1836. Land is near present town of Chandlerville.]