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Thursday, July 9, 1857.+-

Chicago, IL.

Chicago Democrat (July 11, 1857) contains item relating to case in which Lincoln is later to make one of his best arguments. "In the U.S. Circuit Court, now in session in this city, the case of the steamer Hurd et al. v. Rock Island Bridge Co. was called up, and on motion was continued to some future day. The parties are endeavoring to have a day fixed for the trial of the case before Judge McLean."