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Monday, May 14, 1838.+-

Decatur, IL.

Lincoln attends opening of two-day term of the Macon County Circuit Court with Judge Jesse B. Thomas, Jr. presiding. In the evening he drives John Hanks' team of horses to the Hanks farm and stays the night. Hanks is serving on petit jury.IHi—Papers, 1939, 135.

Lincoln writes a bond for costs in Noe v. Cunningham.Otto R. Kyle, Abraham Lincoln in Decatur (New York: Vantage, 1957), 46.