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Wednesday, December 14, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Appellants in Schlenker et al. v. Risley (SC), action of trespass for false imprisonment, and Robinson v. Cheseldine & Nye, are ruled to assign errors by Friday. Lincoln appears alone for appellee in first case, writing reply to assignment of errors, and with Logan for appellant in latter.Record.

Robinson v. Martin is settled by agreement in U.S. Court. Contract is rescinded and plaintiff recovers land.Record.

Lincoln writes and signs reply to petition in Greathouse & Chesnut v. Smith. In Pentecost & Pickering v. Maghee et al. he writes and signs reply to assignment of errors.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.