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Saturday, March 2, 1833.+-

New Salem, IL.

[John Calhoun's commission as surveyor of Sangamon County is dated March 2, 1833. He later appoints Lincoln deputy surveyor to work in northwestern part of county but date is not known. There is no record of survey by Lincoln prior to January 14, 1834.]

Wednesday, March 6, 1833.+-

New Salem, IL.

[William F. Berry of Berry & Lincoln obtains license from Sangamon County Commissioners to keep tavern in New Salem for one year. Berry signs his own and Lincoln's name to $300 bond. Bowling Green also signs bond.Record; IHi—Original.

Berry & Lincoln pay $7 for license. This allows them to charge 37½¢ for breakfast and dinner or supper for stage passengers, 12½¢ for lodging, 25¢ for ½ pint of wine or French brandy, and 18¾¢ for ½ pint of rum, peach brandy, or Holland gin.ISLA—Bulletin, No. 27.]