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Daily Report

Thursday, December 16, 1858

Birthdays

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Kinsley Scott Bingham

Turns 50 on this date
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John Snyder Carlile

Turns 41 on this date
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Alfred Creigh

Turns 48 on this date
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John Ewen

Turns 50 on this date
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Samuel Garland Jr.

Turns 28 on this date
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Robert Selden Garnett

Turns 39 on this date
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Henry Heth

Turns 33 on this date
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Myer Strouse

Turns 33 on this date

Events

Campaigns/Elections Lincoln-Douglas campaign lasts from mid-June 1858 until January 1859
06/16/1858 to 01/05/1859
Lawmaking/Litigating The second session of the 35th Congress is sitting in Washington, DC
12/06/1858 to 12/22/1858