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Wednesday, May 22, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Sangamon County citizens interested in annexation of Texas meet in evening at state house to consider letters of Clay, Van Buren, and Benton on subject. Lincoln makes first speech, agreeing with these men that annexation on Tyler's plan is inexpedient. W. L. D. Ewing introduces resolutions favorable to President's plan.Sangamo Journal, 6 June 1844.