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Tuesday, July 6, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

City pays tribute to Henry Clay. Rev. Dresser reads service at Episcopal Church, after which procession moves to Representatives Hall, "where A. Lincoln pronounced an impressive eulogy. . . . During the proceedings business was suspended, stores closed, and everything announced the general sorrow at the great national bereavement." Illinois Journal, 9 July 1852; Eulogy on Henry Clay, 6 July 1852, CW, 2:121-32.

Lincoln writes and mails to Clinton summons and bond for costs in Welsh v. Lewis, Dewitt Circuit Court case, signing "Ballou & Lincoln p.q." Ballou, associate with Lincoln for plaintiff, writes and files declaration. Photocopy.