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Monday, February 9, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes B. F. James about recent article in "Morgan (Jacksonville) Journal" that attempted to show Lincoln unwilling to have fair expression by Whigs on claims of Hardin and himself for Congress.Abraham Lincoln to Benjamin F. James, 9 February 1846, CW, 1:365-66.

Argument is concluded in Supreme Court in Sargeant v. Kellogg and court reinstates case. In Chauncey v. Jackson, Lincoln's motion that judgment of reversal be vacated is allowed, after he files deposition that because of other business he neglected to notice that defendant was ordered December 31, 1845 to file joinder in error. Lincoln writes and files his own affidavit in Thornton v. Jackson, appeal from Cook County.Record; Photocopy.

Supreme Court adjourns.