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Monday, November 28, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes Trumbull note on politics. "There is nothing new here. I have written merely to give my view about this Forney business." Lincoln is against Republicans appointing John W. Forney, Douglas Democrat, clerk of House as tactic to widen Democratic split. Abraham Lincoln to Lyman Trumbull, 28 November 1859, CW, 3:495.