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Saturday, March 31, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Last day of spring term. Two related cases, Irwin v. Lindley & Baker, and Williams v. Lindley & Baker, in both of which Lincoln & Herndon represent defendants, occasion hard-fought legal battle. When issue is finally joined, court awards plaintiffs damages of $1,013.32 and $1,014.48. Lincoln & Herndon take appeal to Supreme Court. Record.

Lincoln buys $1.50 pair of boys' boots, and Mrs. Lincoln buys $4.00 "French Collar" and $1.56 worth of lace. Pratt, Personal Finances, 147.