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Tuesday, February 13, 1849.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln presents five memorials of citizens of Illinois for grant of land to aid railroad (Journal), and speaks on railroad grants. Remarks in U. S. House of Representatives Concerning Disposal of the Public Lands, 13 February 1849, CW, 2:26-27.

He votes to amend yesterday's "Journal" to show that while rules were suspended to allow Wallace of South Carolina to address House on Wilmot Proviso, same courtesy was refused Ashmun of Massachusetts. Globe.