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Friday, May 4, 1855.+-

Pekin, IL.

Sensational case of Pearl & Pearl v. Graham et al., which commenced in Tazewell Circuit Court year previous, is concluded. Plaintiffs drop case as to four defendants. Remaining 17 defendants stand trial with Lincoln as their attorney. Jury finds six guilty and assesses plaintiffs' damages at $50. Others are found not guilty. Record.

Lincoln writes and files affidavit of Benjamin Kellogg Jr. in Flint v. Kellogg et al. He writes for complainant lengthy bill in Harris Lime Rock Co. v. Harris et al.Photocopy.