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Monday, March 28, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Allen v. Chicago & Mississippi RR, appeal from assessment for right of way, jury assesses plaintiff's damages at $2,100. Lincoln & Herndon represent railroad. Record.

Lincoln writes case record in Moffett v. Warren, chancery concerning land, and writes replication in Johnson v. McMullen. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln writes to Henry E. Dummer of Beardstown: "Inclosed please find three dollars—the smallest sum I could send by mail for the $2.50 you kindly advanced for me; which please accept, together with my thanks, and offer to reciprocate." Abraham Lincoln to Henry E. Dummer, 28 March 1853, CW, 2:192.