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Tuesday, May 10, 1853.+-

Pekin, IL.

Lincoln is prosecutor in People v. Delny. Defendant Thomas Delny is accused of raping seven-year-old girl. Jury brings in verdict of guilty and court sentences accused to penitentiary for 18 years. Order, 10 May 1853, General Record F, 547-48, Tazewell County Circuit Court, Tazewell County Courthouse, Pekin, IL.

"A mob came very near getting possession of the base wretch and hanging him." Illinois State Register, 14 May 1853, 3:1.

In Crabb & Walls v. Wallace, jury finds defendant, Lincoln's client, not guilty of detaining plaintiff's cattle. Record.