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Tuesday, June 18, 1850.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and signs a bill of complaint for John M. Burkhardt and others in Burkhardt et al. v. Browne et al., a Sangamon County Circuit Court case. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

["A. Lincoln, esq., Wm. Brown, esq., and Richard Yates," says Peoria Press, "are the whig candidates in the 7th district. The democrats appear to unite on Hon. T. L. Harris, the present able representative in that district. After beating Judge Logan so badly, the Major will have but little difficulty in overcoming any other whig in his district." Clipped in Register.]