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Saturday, February 11, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Supreme Court Lincoln argues Johnson v. Robert A. Donnell & Co. et al., in which right of strict foreclosure is involved. He appears for defendant in error. Record; 15 Ill. 97.

He visits legislature, which is considering charter of the Terre Haute & Illinoistown Railroad. Lincoln and other adherents of "state policy" oppose this charter. Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Gillespie, 11 February 1853, CW, 2:211-12.