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Thursday, May 3, 1855.+-

Pekin, IL.

Two cases occupy Lincoln in court. In one he represents defendant in action brought to collect promissory note for $98.68. Plaintiff's attorney dismisses suit. Second case, Mickle v. Pike & Skinner, is appeal in which Lincoln represents defendants. Plaintiff drops case against Pike, and jury awards $18.37 damages against Skinner, other defendant. Record.

[Lincoln's account at John Williams & Co. is charged $3 for "9 yds. Somerset Lawn." Pratt, Personal Finances, 147.]