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Monday, November 24, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

Linder joins prosecution of Anderson case. Most of day is taken up with examination of Doctors Lord and Fowler, physicians who attended Anderson before his death, and conducted post mortem examination. They testify that they found strychnine in stomach of deceased, but give their opinion that death was caused by blow on head. Illinois State Journal, 26 November 1856.

Curtis J. Norton gives Lincoln power of attorney in Hoppin v. Norton et al.Photocopy.

Lincoln writes to Jonathan Haines, Pekin reaper manufacturer, instructing him how to take depositions of witnesses not present. Abraham Lincoln to Jonathan Haines, 24 November 1856, CW, 2:382.