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Saturday, August 17, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and signs an agreement between the parties involved in the libel suit of Logan v. Adams. The two sides agree to continue the case until the Spring 1840 term of the Schuyler County Circuit Court. Stephen A. Douglass, one of the attorneys for defendant James Adams, also signs the agreement. Stuart & Lincoln are two of the attorneys who represent plaintiff Stephen T. Logan, with whom Lincoln would later form a law partnership. Agreement, 17 August 1839, Logan v. Adams, Private Collection.