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Friday, July 21, 1837.+-

Vandalia, IL.

Lincoln votes yea on motion to strike $600 grant to William Walters, state printer. Motion fails, and on passage of appropriation bill he votes yea. He is only representative from Sangamon to vote against bill giving state bank right to continue suspension of specie payments until end of next session.House Journal.

Lincoln, and 42 others, signs petition to Edward Smith, representative from Wabash, asking that he not resign as internal improvements engineer.Petition to Edward Smith, 21 July 1837, CW, 1:87.