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Monday, January 13, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

U.S. District and Circuit Courts adjourn. Register, 14 January 1851.

Webster & Huntington v. French et al., remanded to Sangamon Circuit Court January 19, 1850, and appealed again December 12, 1851, again comes before Supreme Court. Case turns on time bids for Quincy House were offered. Logan and Lincoln argue for plaintiffs, Edwards and Browning for defendants. Record.

Lincoln writes to Senator James A. Pearce of Maryland recommending Charles H. Constable, Illinois Whig, for Oregon judgeship. Abraham Lincoln to James A. Pearce, 13 January 1851, CW, 2:97.