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Wednesday, July 27, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Richardson v. Rickard is tried by jury, which finds property belongs to defendant, Lincoln's client. Commissioners appointed July 25, 1842 in Merriman et al. v. Merriman et al. report land cannot be equitably divided; court orders it sold. In Constant et al. v. Merryman et al., Lincoln writes report of commissioners. Logan & Lincoln win attachment suit, Greely, Keith & Ray v. King. Two cases are continued. Carpenter v. Wash et al. is filed.Record; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.