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Monday, April 4, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln participate in four cases in the Sangamon County Circuit Court. In the slander case of Thurman v. Taylor, the court permits Logan & Lincoln, as attorneys for plaintiff Charles Thurman, to amend a previously filed declaration. The court convenes a jury to hear the evidence in the case, and Logan & Lincoln call four witnesses before the jury retires to deliberate. In the case of Trailor & Myer v. Saunders, the court orders the garnishment to proceed. Logan & Lincoln represent plaintiffs Archibald Trailor and Friedrick Myer. Order, 4 April 1842, Thurman v. Taylor, Record G, 343, 345; Fee Book Entry, March Term 1842, Thurman v. Taylor, Fee Book I, 456; Order, 4 April 1842, Trailor & Myer v. Saunders, Record G, 344, all in Sangamon County Circuit Court, Illinois Regional Archives Depository, University of Illinois at Springfield.

[In the evening, the Whigs of the Springfield Precinct meet at the Sangamo Journal newspaper reading room and elect delegates to the county convention. Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 8 April 1842, 3:1.]