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Monday, November 8, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Herndon win two cases in Sangamon Circuit Court. In Chamblin v. Springfield Marine & Fire Insurance jury finds for plaintiff, their client, and assesses his damages at $1,000. In Clinton v. Snow & Robbins, in which they also represent plaintiff, defendants withdraw plea and court assesses Clinton's damages at $205.88. Record.

Lincoln writes letter of introduction to Horace Greeley for John G. Nicolay of Springfield, who "wishes an arrangement to correspond" for Greeley's paper. Abraham Lincoln to Horace Greeley, 8 November 1858, CW, 3:336.