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Thursday, January 27, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln appears for appellant in Alton & Sangamon RR v. Baugh. He writes bill of exceptions, which T. L. Dickey signs. On February 2, 1853, Supreme Court decides that company, after payment of damages for right of way, is not bound to construct fences along its road and that proprietors of land cannot place obstructions or cattle guards along it. Decision affirms judgment of Sangamon Circuit Court. Record; 14 Ill. 211; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.