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Saturday, October 13, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Truett trial, Logan contends that Early, a larger man, carried upraised chair as deadly weapon, and Truett thought he intended to strike him. Prosecution asserts that Truett came to Spottswood's Hotel with gun and picked quarrel. Truett is acquitted. Lincoln's plea to jury is in part responsible for verdict.Peoria Register, 20 October 1838; ISLA—Bulletin, No. 12.

For Thomas Payne, Lincoln bids $222 for 74 acres of land sold at auction by Sheriff Elkin on writ of execution against Nicholas Bryan.Photocopy.