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Chapter 3. Appointed deputy surveyor elected to legislature in 1834- campaign issues begins study of law internal improvement system the Lincoln-Stone protest candidate for Speaker in 1838 and 1840 When Lincoln was appointed pos
odging, and clothing, it left him no surplus with which to pay his debts, for it was in the latter part of that same year (1834) that Van Bergen caused his horse and surveying instruments to be sold under the hammer, as already related.
Meanwhile, a ral that he should determine to try a second chance.
Four new representatives were to be chosen at the August election of 1834, and near the end of April Lincoln published his announcement that he would again be a candidate.
He could certainly view ngfield and commenced the practice, his old friend Stuart taking him into partnership.
From and after this election in 1834 as a representative, Lincoln was a permanent factor in the politics and the progress of Sangamon County.
At a Springfield
Chapter 3. Appointed deputy surveyor elected to legislature in 1834- campaign issues begins study of law internal improvement system the Lincoln-Stone protest candidate for Speaker in 1838 and 1840 When Lincoln was appointed postmaster, in May, 1833, the Lincoln-Berry store had not yet completely winked out, to use his own picturesque phrase. When at length he ceased to be a merchant, he yet remained a government official, a man of consideration and authority, who still had a responsible occupation and definite home, where he could read, write, and study. The proceeds of his office were doubtless very meager, but in that day, when the rate of postage on letters was still twenty-five cents, a little change now and then came into his hands, which, in the scarcity of money prevailing on the frontier, had an importance difficult for us to appreciate. His positions as candidate for the legislature and as postmaster probably had much to do in bringing him another pi