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Thursday, February 15, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln hosts a "large number of anti-Nebraska members of the Legislature." A newspaper reports, "[M]embers of the Legislature met . . . and partook of a dinner provided by the liberality of Mr. Lincoln, at which there was besides good eating, good speeches made, and excellent sentiments offered. The affair passed off very pleasantly." Illinois Daily Journal (Springfield), 16 February 1855, 3:1.

Lincoln buys castor oil and calomel. Pratt, Personal Finances, 151.