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Saturday, May 10, 1845.+-

Urbana, IL.

Lincoln and Gridley are appointed to defend William Weaver, drunkard who shot David Hiltibran with rifle for no apparent reason. Shot entered Hiltibran's right side and he died. Weaver is found guilty and sentenced to be hanged but escapes.John R. Stewart, ed., A Standard History of Champaign County, Illinois, 2 vols. (Chicago: Lewis, 1918), 179; Record.