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Wednesday, February 21, 1849.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln votes against amendment to strike out of bill regulating mileage of members of Congress section compelling members to deduct per diem allowance on days they fail to attend sessions, unless sick. It is rejected 51-112. He votes aye on bill itself, which passes 158-16. He votes against bill abolishing franking privilege. It fails 81-104. Globe.

In Springfield, Mrs. Lincoln buys and charges three yards check cloth for 75ยข. Irwin Ledger and Journal.]