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Wednesday, June 12, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Public meeting is held, with David J. Baker as chairman. Lincoln explains that object is to discuss fairly connection of Whig party with recent Philadelphia riots. His four resolutions are adopted. E. D. Baker makes address.Sangamo Journal, 20 June 1844; Speech and Resolutions Concerning Philadelphia Riots, 12 June 1844, CW, 1:337-38.

Logan & Lincoln win Moore v. Nelson and Ashworth in U.S. Circuit Court when jury awards plaintiff 160 acres.Record.