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Saturday, March 25, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

Four trials end busy week for Lincoln & Herndon. In Gatton v. Cooley & Cooley jury finds against their client, plaintiff; in Winters v. Shockey, verdict is for their client, although award is only $10; in Rorax v. Arnold, jury fails to agree. Fourth case, tried by court, results in victory for Lincoln & Herndon's client. Record.

Lincoln writes affidavit of Thomas Johnson filed in Johnson v. Wickham. In Smith et al. v. Green et al. he writes and signs "Logan, Lincoln & Herndon" to petition for partition, and writes Burch's affidavit, which Burch swears. Photocopy; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.