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Saturday, April 9, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln participate in four cases in the Sangamon County Circuit Court. Logan & Lincoln represent plaintiff Richard F. Barret in the replevin case of Barret v. Saunders. A panel of six jurors hears the evidence and renders a judgment in Barret's favor. The court orders the defendant to return Barret's possessions and assesses $0.01 in damages. In the case of Jackson v. Stafford, the jury decides in favor of Logan & Lincoln's client, plaintiff Caleb Jackson. Lincoln writes the court order instructing the defendant to pay $164.70 to Jackson in addition to the court costs. On Lincoln's motion, the court appoints Jesse B. Thomas as the guardian for an insane heir of Robert Crow in the case of Crow and Crow v. Crow et al. Judgment, 9 April 1842, Barret v. Saunders, Record G, 366, Sangamon County Circuit Court, Illinois Regional Archives Depository, University of Illinois at Springfield; Judgment, filed 9 April 1842, Jackson v. Stafford, Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Decree, 9 April 1842, Crow and Crow v. Crow et al., Record G, 367, Sangamon County Circuit Court, Illinois Regional Archives Depository, University of Illinois at Springfield.

[Delegates representing the Whig party of Sangamon County hold a convention at the Christian Church in Springfield for the purpose of nominating candidates to run for the state legislature and for several county offices. Lincoln's law partner Stephen T. Logan is one of the four nominees for the Illinois General Assembly. Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 15 April 1842, 2:6.]