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Wednesday, May 11, 1842.+-

Paris, IL.

Lincoln participates in one case in the Edgar County Circuit Court. The court overrules the demurrer that Lincoln filed the previous day for his client John Hunter in Nolan v. Hunter. Lincoln files a not guilty plea for Hunter, and the jury listens as the attorneys for both sides present their arguments. Order, 11 May 1842, Nolan v. Hunter, Order Book 2, 169; Order, 11 May 1842, Nolan v. Hunter, Order Book 2, 180, both in Edgar County Circuit Court, Edgar County Courthouse, Paris, IL; Plea, 11 May 1842, Nolan v. Hunter, Lincoln Collection, University of Chicago Library, Department of Special Collections, Chicago, IL.