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Thursday, January 14, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

In the U. S. Circuit Court, Judge Samuel H. Treat swears in a jury to hear the case of Gale v. Morgan County Bank. Logan & Lincoln represent the Morgan County Bank, which plaintiff Dewitt C. Gale is suing for $10,000 in damages. Gale made deposits totaling $4,000, and he claims that the bank failed to credit his account. The trial lasts until Judge Treat adjourns the session for the day, and he orders that the "trial be continued until tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock." Order, 14 January 1858, Gale v. Morgan County Bank, Record Group 21, General Records, Vol. 1, 249; Narratio, filed 30 May 1857, Gale v. Morgan County Bank, Record Group 21, case file 142; Affidavit of Henry R. Read, 10 June 1857, Gale v. Morgan County Bank, Record Group 21, case file 142, all in U.S. Circuit Court, Southern District of Illinois, National Archives and Records Administration, Great Lakes Region, Chicago, IL.