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Monday, July 2, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

The Sangamon County Circuit Court opens for a two-week term with Judge Jesse B. Thomas, Jr., presiding. The court appoints Lincoln guardian ad litem for the infant defendants in State Bank of Illinois v. Musick et al. In the chancery case Stevenson v. Abrams et al., the court grants the complainant permission to take the deposition of the defendant Abrams. Stuart, Lincoln, and Treat represent the complainant John G. Stevenson.Record.

Lincoln, representing Matthew McNair, writes and signs a joinder to the defendant's first plea in McNair v. Adams. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.