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Saturday, May 21, 1836.+-

New Salem, IL.

[Lincoln certifies plat of his survey of town of Huron, which is recorded in Sangamon County. Town, situated at George G. Miller's ferry on south bank of Sangamon River at eastern terminus of proposed Beardstown and Sangamon Canal, 12 miles northwest of New Salem, is being promoted by several leading Springfield business men. Sale of lots was held April 2, 1836. Sangamon County Deed Record, Book J, 321-22;]