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Tuesday, February 7, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

For John Marshall of Shawneetown, Lincoln calls at express office and gets 50 copies of Early Engagements, novel by Mary Frazear, which Marshall has sent him. He places 23 at one book store and 24 at another on consignment, and gives one to each newspaper. Last copy he takes home. Mrs. Lincoln reads it half through that evening, and is greatly interested. Abraham Lincoln to John Marshall, 8 February 1854, CW, 2:210-11.