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Monday, June 7, 1847.+-

Taylorville, IL.

On opening day of Christian County Circuit Court, Lincoln & Herndon for plaintiff in Faith v. Vandeveer submit to nonsuit with leave to move court to set aside. Their declaration asks $100 damages for "bright sorrel mare," which defendant refuses to return. Lincoln, for defendant in White v. White, appeal from Justice of the Peace court, loses when court orders defendant to pay plaintiff $26 and costs. Court finds for defendant, Lincoln's client, in White v. Northcutt. Record.

[In Springfield, convention called to frame new state constitution begins work. It sits until August 31, 1847. U.S. Circuit Court also begins session.]