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Thursday, April 15, 1847.+-

Metamora, IL.

Woodford County Circuit Court begins its session. In Smith v. Strawn, plaintiff is awarded $500 for breach of covenant. Fenn and Lincoln, for defendant, move arrest of judgment. Motion is overruled and appeal to Supreme Court allowed. Lincoln is attorney for defendant in Hadlock v. Jenkins and Jenkins. After hearing testimony, Gridley, for plaintiff, dismisses suit. George Kerr Sr. and J. Randolph Scott, indicted for aiding fugitive slave, win dismissal of charge when Lincoln argues lack of proof that Negro in case was slave. Record.