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Monday, August 6, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes demurrer in Doyle et al. v. Lewis et al. in U.S. Circuit Court, and signs Logan's name as well as his own. RPBā€”Original.

Lincoln and Thomas Moffett sign an affidavit to Charles R. Pierce's statement that he served as a private in Captain Abraham Lincoln's company during the Black Hawk War and is thus eligible for additional bounty land for his service. Lincoln and Moffett's affidavit, sworn before Justice of the Peace William F. Elkin, declares that Charles R. Pierce "is the identical person he represents himself to be." Affidavit of Charles R. Pierce, 6 August 1855, RG 15, Entry 26: Records of the Bureau of Pensions and the Pension Service, Bureau of Pensions Correspondence and Pension Bounty Land Case Files Relating to Military Service Performed Between 1775 and 1861, Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, Case Files of Bounty Land Warrant Applications Based On Service Between 1812 and 1855 and Disapproved Applications Based on Revolutionary War Service, 1800-1900, National Archives Building, Washington, DC.