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Saturday, October 6, 1855.+-

Pekin, IL.

Lincoln wins divorce case, Matthews v. Matthews, continued from spring term. Jury finds defendant, Josiah Matthews, whom Lincoln represents, not guilty and finds complainant guilty of desertion. Reilley v. Wallace, in which Lincoln appears for defendant, is tried before court, who takes it under advisement. Third case is continued. Record.

Lincoln writes and signs replication in Harris Lime Rock Co. v. Harris et al.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.