ADS, DNA RG 233, HR 30 AF 3 (7). This petition, entirely in Lincoln's autograph, is endorsed by a clerk: ``Decr 20 1847. Referred to the Committee of Claims/Feby 29 1848 Bill 246.'' On the latter date, H.R. 246, ``for the relief of Dr. A. G. Henry of Illinois,'' was ``read the first and second time'' and passed (House Journal). In the Senate, H.R. 246 was reported from the committee on military affairs without amendment on June 20, but no further action was taken (Senate Journal).
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