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Tuesday, December 17, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes J. J. Hardin that he wishes J. R. Diller appointed postmaster in Springfield to succeed George W. Spottswood, deceased. "I do not perceive how you can effect any thing; but if you can and will, you will oblige at least." [Diller was appointed and held office to 1849.]Abraham Lincoln to John J. Hardin, 17 December 1844, CW, 1:342-43.