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Monday, October 24, 1853.+-

Urbana, IL.

Fall term of Champaign Circuit Court begins. Lincoln has at least three cases, but record does not give dates on which they come to trial. He loses appeal, Lyons v. Rea, when court awards plaintiff $20 damages. In Davis et ux. v. Redmond et al., court orders distribution of net proceeds of sale of lands. Master is to keep $5 as further fee and "to pay to A. Lincoln, Esq. Fifteen Dollars as a counsel fee." Record.