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Saturday, May 28, 1842.+-

Charleston, IL.

On the final day of the Coles County Circuit Court, Lincoln represents plaintiff John Morris in Morris for use of R. & E. W. Taylor & Company v. Jones et al. The parties agree to proceed without a jury and to allow Judge William Wilson to make the final judgment. After the attorneys present the evidence and argue their case before the court, Judge Wilson rules for Morris and orders Jones and others to pay $290.40 and the court costs. In the slander case of Turney v. Craig, Lincoln represents plaintiff Benjamin D. Turney. Usher F. Linder, the attorney for defendant Archalaus Craig, asks the court to continue the case until the next term; the court grants Linder's request.Judgment, 28 May 1842, Morris for use of R. & E. W. Taylor & Company v. Jones et al., Court Record 1, 468; Order, 28 May 1842, Turney v. Craig, Court Record 1, 466, both in Coles County Circuit Court, Coles County Courthouse, Charleston, IL.