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Monday, September 13, 1847.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Fall term of McLean County Circuit Court begins. Parties in People for use of Swallow v. Barnard and Barnard file agreement to dismiss suit. Lincoln is counsel for defendants. Record.

(Lincoln's attendance at this term is confirmed by letter he writes to Herndon from Washington December 5, 1847 in which he mentions having been in Bloomington "last fall." Abraham Lincoln to William H. Herndon, 5 December 1847, CW, 1:416-17.)