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Chapter 2. Flatboat New Salem election clerk store and mill Kirkham's grammar --Sangamo Journal the Talisman Lincoln's address, March 9, 1832 Black Hawk War Lincoln elected Captain mustered out May 27, 1832 reenlisted in Independent Spy Battalion finally mustered out, June 16, 1832 defeated for the legislature blacksmith or lawyer? the Lincoln Berry store appointed Postmaster, May 7, 1833 national politics The life of Abraham Lincoln, or that part of it which will interest readers for all future time, properly begins in March, 1831, after the winter of the deep snow. According to frontier custom, being then twenty-one years old, he left his father's cabin to make his own fortune in the world. A man named Denton Offutt, one of a class of local traders and speculators usually found about early Western settlements, had probably heard something of young Lincoln's Indiana history, particularly that he had made a voyage on a flatboat from Indi