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Monday, June 10, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

In U.S. Circuit Court, Sturtevant v. City of Alton, case involving power of corporation, is tried during June term which began June 3, 1844. William L. Lincoln, Alton attorney, represents plaintiff and Logan, Lincoln, and Bailey defendant. Lincoln and associates lose case when Judge John M. McLean, "in a learned and perspicuous and pointed opinion," finds for plaintiff and orders Alton to pay amounts due on bonds with interest.3 McLean 393; Springfield Times, in Peoria Democratic Press, 19 June 1844.

Lincoln pays $2.56 cash on his account at Obed Lewis' carriage shop.Obed Lewis Account Books.