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Thursday, December 9, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Herndon file documents for plaintiff Peter Ambos in two related cases that are scheduled to be heard during the U.S. Circuit Court's January term. In the case of Ambos v. James A. Barret & Co., Lincoln & Herndon file promissory notes, a declaration, and a praecipe. Ambos, the Treasurer of the Columbus Machine Manufacturing Company, located in Ohio, alleges that the defendants failed to repay several promissory notes that they issued to the plaintiff. Ambos seeks $15,000 in damages. In the case of Ambos v. Barret et ux., Lincoln & Herndon file a bill to foreclose on the mortgage of defendants James A. Barret and his wife, Eliza B. Barret. Ambos claims that he received four promissory, totaling $8,700, from the Barrets. The defendants secured the notes with a mortgage on some land located in Sangamon County (Illinois). Ambos alleges that the Barrets failed to repay the notes and he further alleges that the defendants used sections of the same land to secure a promissory note that the couple gave to another lender, Henry VonPhul. Promissory Notes, filed 9 December 1858, Ambos v. James A. Barret & Co., Record Group 21, case file 518; Declaration, Praecipe, filed 9 December 1858, Ambos v. James A. Barret & Co., Record Group 21, case file 518; Clerk's Docket, 9 December 1858, Ambos v. James A. Barret & Co., Record Group 21, [Clerk's] General Docket, Vol. 1, fol. 104; Clerk's Docket, 9 December 1858, Ambos v. Barret et ux., Record Group 21, [Clerk's] General Docket, Vol., fol. 104; Bill to Foreclose Mortgage, filed 9 December 1858, Ambos v. Barret et ux., Record Group 21, case file 516; Mortgage Deed, filed 9 March 1858, Ambos v. Barret et ux., Record Group 21, case file 516, all in U.S. Circuit Court, Southern District of Illinois, National Archives and Records Administration, Great Lakes Region, Chicago, IL; Mortgage Certificate (copy), filed 12 March 1858, Ambos v. Barret et ux., microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.