Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Annotation

[1]   Sangamo Journal, October 28, 1837. Bracketed passages appear in the original.

[2]   William B. Carter, justice of the peace.

[3]   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).