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Friday, January 4, 1833.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln is probably in Springfield at request of T. P. Andrews, paymaster of U.S. Army who is paying Black Hawk War soldiers. "Thecompany officers are requested to attend early on the first day . . . as information not furnished by the Muster Rolls, is, in many cases, required, and absolutely necessary, to insure payments to the companies." Lincoln received about $125 for his services.Sangamo Journal 8 December 1832; Thomas, Lincoln's New Salem, 70.