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Monday, December 22, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

Whig state convention meets. Lincoln is appointed to committee on resolutions and committee of seven to nominate four delegates to Whig national convention and to select Whig central committee. Committee's selections are approved and convention to nominate candidates for state offices is called for July 7, 1851. Illinois Journal, 24 December 1851.

Mrs. Lincoln buys 46ยข piece of silk at John Williams & Co. Pratt, Personal Finances, 145.