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for murder at Beardstown, gave positive evidence of the interest she took in his continued rise in the world. Dear mother: Chapman tells me he wants you to go and live with him. If I were you I would try it awhile. If you et tired of it (as I think you will not) you can return to our own home. Chapman feels very kindly to you; and I have no doubt he will make your situation very pleasant. Sincerely your son, A. Lincoln. On the 9th of the same month he writes his step-brother John D. Johnston: If the land can be sold so that I can get three hundred dollars to put to interest for mother I will not object if she does not. But before I will make a deed the money must be had, or secured beyond all doubt at ten per cent. She bade him good-bye, but was filled with a presentiment that she would never see him alive again. Hannah, he said, jovially, if they do kill me I shall never die again. Isaac Cogsdale, another New Salem pioneer, came, and to him Lincoln again admitted hi