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Saturday, May 8, 1852.+-

Urbana, IL.

[A Chicago newspaper reports that the jury decides in favor of the plaintiff in the U.S. District Court case of Johnston v. Jones and Marsh. Lincoln would later serve as one of the attorneys for the defendants in the case which is often referred to by the more familiar name of the "Sand Bar" case. Chicago Daily Journal, (IL), 8 May 1852, 2:2; U.S. Circuit Court, District of Illinois Transcript, 4 December 1854, Johnston v. Jones and Marsh, Record Group 267, Record 1, case file 3201, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC.]