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Saturday, February 18, 1837.+-

Vandalia, IL.

Capital bill tabled yesterday is taken up. Motion to table until July 4, 1837 fails after discussion. On Lincoln's motion, bill is tabled until Monday. He also has tabled motion to submit bill to referendum. He votes yea on resolution to adjourn February 27, 1837.House Journal; William E. Baringer, Lincoln's Vandalia: A Pioneer Portrait (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1949), 105-7.