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Monday, December 27, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln files a declaration and a praecipe in the case of Harrison v. Greer, a suit schedule to begin in January in the U.S. Circuit Court. Lincoln & Herndon represent plaintiff Asa J. Harrison, who is suing William Greer for $1,000 in damages. Harrison alleges that he had paid Greer $650 for some hogs that Greer failed to deliver. Declaration and Praecipe, filed 27 December 1858, Harrison v. Greer, Record Group 21, case file 578, U.S. Circuit Court, Southern District of Illinois, National Archives and Records Administration, Great Lakes Region, Chicago, IL.