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Wednesday, March 16, 1836.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln purchases from federal government tract of 47 acres at $1.25 per acre, on Sangamon River 12 miles northwest of New Salem.

[On November 1, 1839 President Van Buren issues Certificate No. 15,701 to N. part of N.W. ΒΌ of Sec. 3 in T. 19 N. of R. 7 W.Book 31, 355, original owned by Mrs. Edna Orendorff Macpherson, Springfield, Ill.]