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Saturday, September 2, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Justice of the peace, Thomas Moffett, takes the depositions of Lincoln and Isaac Cogdal concerning the transfer of a 12.48 acre parcel Lincoln surveyed in November 1834. Lincoln writes and signs his own deposition and testifies that he surveyed the land for Hart and understood that Hart would transfer it to Houghton. Stuart & Lincoln file the deposition as evidence on behalf of their client, Elijah Houghton, in Houghton v. Hart et al.Record; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.