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Tuesday, August 22, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes, signs, and files an affidavit certifying that Nancy and Peyton Chrisman, two defendants in the chancery case Miller v. Chrisman et al., are not residents of Illinois. He writes and files a praecipe ordering the court clerk to publish a notice of the pendancy of the case in a newspaper for the benefit of the out-of-state defendants. In the same praecipe, Lincoln also orders the clerk to summon two other defendants, St. Clair and Jacob Chrisman, who live in Peoria County.Record.