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Tuesday, November 1, 1836.+-

Bath, IL.

Lincoln surveys town of Bath for John Kerton, proprietor, his last recorded town survey. Later in day he returns to Oakford. Sangamon County Deed Record, Book K, 155; The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 412.

[In speech at Bath August 16, 1858, Lincoln recalled that 22 years before he had "with his own hands staked out the first plat of this town of Bath, then a wooded wilderness."Speech at Bath, Illinois, 16 August 1858, CW, 2:543-44.]

Charles R. Matheny, clerk of Sangamon County Commissioners Court, certifies that Lincoln is elected to Tenth General Assembly. Photocopy.