AD, owned by Mrs. Edna Orendorff Macpherson, Springfield, Illinois. See Declaration, April, 1857, supra. The case was called June 18. No one appearing for the railroad, the jury assessed damages a $5,000. On June 23, on motion of the defendant's attorney, John M. Douglas, the verdict was set aside, and another jury called. This jury found for Lincoln in the amount of $4,800, Lincoln having forgot a $200 retainer paid to him by the railroad.
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