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Tuesday, December 7, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

John T. Stuart, one of the plaintiffs' attorneys in the U. S. Circuit Court case of Cochran & Hall v. Camp et al., writes and signs a notice informing the defendants that he will obtain the depositions of some witnesses in the case. Lincoln & Herndon are two of the attorneys representing the various defendants in a dispute over the title to some U. S. Government land warrants. Lincoln endorses the notice and writes, "It is hereby agreed that the testimony of the above witnesses may be taken upon oral interrogatories by the parties or their agents without filing any written interrogatories." He signs the document "Lincoln & Herndon for Defts." Notice, Agreement, 7 December 1858, Cochran & Hall v. Camp et al., Record Group 21, case file 5; Bill for Conveyance, filed 25 August 1855, Cochran & Hall v. Camp et al., Record Group 21, case file 5, both in U.S. Circuit Court, Southern District of Illinois, National Archives and Records Administration, Great Lakes Region, Chicago, IL.