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Monday, March 25, 1850.+-

Springfield, IL.

Penny v. McHenry, before court September 4, 1849, comes to trial. Lincoln & Herndon appear for defendant. Lincoln writes testimony of Robert Irwin and part of testimony of Wiley P. Renshaw in case. After hearing arguments of counsel, jury retires to consider. In Nave for use of Matheny v. McCormick, jury is waived, and court awards their client $92.23 debt and $158.17 damages. Record; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.