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Wednesday, July 12, 1837.+-

Vandalia, IL.

Lincoln presents road petition from Sangamon and Cass. It is referred to select committee of Lincoln, Walker of Morgan, and Elkin of Sangamon. He gives notice that he will soon introduce bill authorizing Rhoda Hart et al. to sell real estate.House Journal; Photocopy.

Springfield corporation bill, in Lincoln's hand, is introduced by Archer G. Herndon of Sangamon.Bill Introduced in Illinois Legislature to Extend Corporate Powers of the President and Trustees of the Town of Springfield, [12 July 1837], CW, 1:81-82.

[Fourth "Sampson's Ghost" letter is dated today.]