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Monday, September 27, 1852.+-

Bloomington, IL.

McLean Circuit Court convenes. In Brown et al. v. Sanford & Booth, defendants default and plaintiffs are awarded $1,239.84 damages. Record.

Lincoln writes to Charles R. Welles, administrator of estate from which William Florville, Negro barber of Springfield, bought lots. Florville failed to have purchase recorded, and lost deed. To "get the thing fixed up," Lincoln needs Welles' signature on writ. Abraham Lincoln to Charles R. Welles, 27 September 1852, CW, 2:159.