Sangamo Journal, October 28, 1837. Bracketed passages appear in the original.
 William B. Carter, justice of the peace.
 On October 17, 1837, Logan and Lincoln filed a replication (Sangamon County Circuit Court, Record C, 497). The case was never brought to trial; with the death of the defendant, Adams, on August 11, 1843, the suit was abated by the court, November 29, 1843 (ibid., Record H, 219).