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Tuesday, February 14, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

In U.S. Circuit Court Lincoln makes his last appearance for term. Two of his cases are continued, and in third he files bill of revivor. He answers letter from Messrs. Hall, Fullinwider, and Correll of Sangamon County asking meaning of statement "a house divided against itself cannot stand." After quoting paragraph Lincoln writes: "It puzzles me to make my meaning plainer." Record; Files; Abraham Lincoln to Oliver P. Hall, Jacob N. Fullinwider, and William F. Correll, 14 February 1860, CW, 3:519-20.