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Friday, September 8, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln represents Thomas and John S. Wilbourn in T. & J. S. Wilbourn v. Simmons, a trespass on the case on promises action before the Sangamon County Circuit Court. Lincoln writes and files the declaration and praecipe, signing "Stuart & Lincoln." The Wilbourns claimed that Pollard Simmons failed to pay a promissory note for $170.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

[Calhoun Circuit Court convenes at Gilead.]