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Wednesday, March 21, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

Henry B. Truett, the defendant in People v. Truett, indicted on March 14, 1838 for murder of Dr. Jacob M. Early, gives Stuart & Lincoln each a promissory note for $250 for legal fees. Truett secures the notes with a mortgage on two sections of land in northern Sangamon County [now in Chester Township in Logan County]. Sangamon County Deed Book M, 412-13, Illinois Regional Archives Depository, University of Illinois Springfield.

Stuart writes and files a petition for dower in Musick v. Musick et al., and Lincoln fills out a summons form. They represent the complainant, widow Elizabeth Musick, in the case.Photocopy.