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Friday, May 22, 1840+-

Clinton, IL.

In Ex parte Fruit and Walker, the administrators of the estate of John McGee, deceased, petition to sell real estate. The judge appoints Lincoln guardian ad litem for McGee's minor children. Lincoln files answer, "knowing no reason why the petition should not be granted." In People v. Turner, Lincoln, Douglas, and Benedict represent Spencer Turner who is indicted for the murder of Matthew K. Martin. Lincoln writes and files a plea in Pratt v. Lowry, and the judge later decided the case in favor of the plaintiff. Record; Photocopy.