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Saturday, May 21, 1842.+-

Danville, IL.

On the final day of the Vermilion County Circuit Court, Lincoln represents defendant William Fithian in two cases. In Cunningham v. Fithian & Juneau, Lincoln writes a decree and files it with the court. In the case of McDonald v. Fithian & Juneau, the plaintiff files an affidavit. The court continues both cases to the next term.Decree, 21 May 1842, Cunningham v. Fithian & Juneau, copy files, Henry Horner Lincoln Collection, IHi, Springfield, IL; Decree, 21 May 1842, McDonald v. Fithian & Juneau, Circuit Court Record B, 364, Vermilion County Circuit Court, Vermilion County Courthouse, Danville, IL.

[Someone purchases $2 worth of merchandise from a Springfield store and charges it to Abraham Lincoln's account . Account of Abraham Lincoln (copy), 21 May 1842, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 252, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.]