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Saturday, June 18, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Lovelock v. Sangamon County, Illinois, appeal, jury is unable to agree and is discharged. In the Sangamon County Circuit Court case of Beerup v. Beerup, Lincoln and Herndon represent plaintiff Caroline Beerup, who seeks a divorce from Stephen Beerup. Caroline Beerup claims that her husband "treated [her] with extreme cruelty and torture." Additionally, in 1850, Stephen Beerup moved to California leaving Caroline and the couple's six children with "no means of support." Stephen Beerup fails to appear in court and the court declares him in default. The court grants the divorce and gives Caroline custody of the children. In Young v. Young, attachment suit, defendant defaults and plaintiff is awarded $209.25 damages. Lincoln & Herndon are attorneys for plaintiffs in all three cases. Pleas are filed in three other cases. Bill for Divorce, filed 4 March 1853, Beerup v. Beerup, Lincoln Collection, Brown University, John Hay Library, Providence, RI; Decree, 18 June 1853, Beerup v. Beerup, Record M 1853-1854, 285, Illinois State Regional Archives Depository, University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL.

Lincoln has $3 worth of repairs made on his buggy. Obed Lewis Account Books.