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Friday, October 15, 1847.+-

Charleston, IL.

Anthony Bryant and family, having run away from their Kentucky master, Robert Matson, were placed in county jail. Gideon Ashmore and Hiram Rutherford petitioned for writ of habeas corpus. Justice Wilson of Supreme Court accompanies Judge Treat to Charleston to hear case. Rutherford tries to retain Lincoln but he has already agreed to appear for Matson.