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Sunday, January 13, 1861.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes Senator Cameron (Pa.) conciliatory letter: "I now think I will not definitely fix upon any appointment for Pennsylvania until I reach Washington." Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, 13 January 1861, CW, 4:174-75.

James Appleton Jr., of Boston, Senator-elect Edgar Cowan (Pennsylvania), and John P. Sanderson of Pennsylvania, state senator and confidential friend of Simon Cameron, arrive late this evening to visit Lincoln regarding cabinet appointment for Cameron. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 15 January 1861, 3:6.