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Tuesday, July 10, 1855.+-

Chicago, IL.

Lincoln writes Charles Hoyt of Aurora: "The U.S. Court is in session here now; and we have succeeded, by agreement with Edwards, in getting your case, and the three Rock-Island cases, dismissed, with leave to the plaintiff to reinstate them by the next term, if he desires." Abraham Lincoln to Charles Hoyt, 10 July 1855, CW, 2:314.

Another of Lincoln's cases, Taylor v. Humphries, before U.S. Circuit Court at Springfield in Jan., is sent back to Southern District. Record.