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Wednesday, August 18, 1852.+-

[Charleston, IL?

Incorporators of Springfield and Terre Haute Railroad meet and appoint committee of five to open subscription books in Springfield, Terre Haute, New York, and elsewhere. Gov. French presides. "Several speeches were made and a spirit of harmony and zeal for the work pervaded the meeting." Illinois Journal, 21 August 1852.

As Lincoln was one of those who signed call, he may have been present.]