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Thursday, July 18, 1844.+-

Vandalia, IL.

At morning meeting resolutions of thanks to Simeon Francis, temporary chairman, and to Thornton for good work he is to do tomorrow, are passed. They resolve to put "shoulders to the wheel." Crowd increases and it is estimated 5,000 men and 1,000 women will be on hand tomorrow.Sangamo Journal, 25 July 1844, 8 August 1844.