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Saturday, November 13, 1852.+-

Decatur, IL.

Lincoln writes, signs, and files defendant's plea in Moffett et al. v. Moffett, ejectment suit. In Peck v. Froman, in which nonsuit with leave to reinstate was entered November 12, 1852, he joins issue on defendant's plea. Lincoln loses Hanks v. Hanks, trespass, when plaintiff, John Hanks, dismisses case. He also loses Taylor v. Rea, sheriff, when court upholds plea that Sheriff Rea owes plaintiff $167.27 due on execution against John B. Moffett's real estate. Two cases, Brown v. Peck & Peck, and John G. Taylor v. John B. Moffett, in which Lincoln represents defendants, are continued. Record; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.