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Monday, October 16, 1843.+-

Charleston, IL.

Coles County Circuit Court begins fall term. Bagley v. Vanmeter, slander, is tried before jury by Lincoln and Linder. Jury awards plaintiff $80 damages. By agreement, Lincoln is to have $30 of judgment as fee, Linder $20. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

[Mrs. Lincoln's hired girl buys pair of shoes for $1 at Robert Irwin's store.Irwin Ledger.

Shelby Circuit Court convenes for three-day term.]