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Friday, September 21, 1832.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln fills in printed form of honorable discharge for Lewis W. Farmer, private in Lincoln's company of Mounted Volunteers for "protection of the North Western Frontier against an Invasion of the British Band of Sac and other tribes of Indians." Farmer served 48 days, from April 21, 1832 to June 7, 1832.Facsimile in Stevens, Black Hawk War, 281.