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Wednesday, January 3, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Illinois legislature completes organization. Anti-Nebraska members elect speaker and all other officers of House; in Senate they elect secretary and clerk. Lincoln, watching developments with his own candidacy in mind, telegraphs result to E. B. Washburne. Abraham Lincoln to Elihu B. Washburne, 6 December [January] 1855, CW, 2:303-4.