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Friday, June 17, 1842.+-

Rochester, IL and Springfield, IL.

Lincoln accompanies Van Buren to Springfield. Sangamon Guards, commanded by E. D. Baker, meet party mile east of town. Springfield Artillery fires salute of 13 guns and Mayor Campbell gives address of welcome at state house. Van Buren replies, and attends reception. Party in his honor is given in evening at American House.Register, 24 January 1842.