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Friday, May 5, 1854.+-

Pekin, IL.

One of Lincoln's clients in riot case pleads guilty. Another, whom he is defending on charge of cheating and fraud, defaults, and writ of scire facias is issued. In third case, King v. John M. Gill & Co., jury hears evidence, and is discharged by agreement. Lincoln and Parker for defendant consent to judgment against their client in sum of $504.15 and costs. Record.

Lincoln writes defendant's separate answer in Brown et al. v. Ayers et ux.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.