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Wednesday, September 11, 1816-Thursday, September 12, 1816.+-

Wednesday, September 11, 1816-Thursday, September 12, 1816.

[Thomas Lincoln's Nolin River farm case is tried. Court orders Isaac Bush to return to Thomas $200 he paid in December 1808.Equity Papers Bundle No. 24, Hardin Circuit Court.]

Tuesday, September 11, 1832.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln completes and signs a form certifying that during the Black Hawk War, George Warburton "served as a private in the Company of Mounted Volunteers" under Lincoln's "command." Lincoln attests that Warburton was "honorably discharged" on June 7, 1832. Certificate of Discharge for George Warburton, 11 September 1832, Private Collection.

Wednesday, September 11, 1833.+-

New Salem, IL.

[Thomas S. Edwards fails to appear before the Sangamon County Circuit Court in two criminal cases, People v. Edwards and Edwards and People v. Edwards et al., and "Abraham Lincoln, William Green and Jesse Baker the bail of said defendant was also three times called to produce the body, and neither of them answering . . . their recognizance be forfeited and sci. fa. to next term."Record.]

Monday, September 11, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and files a notice in the Sangamon County Circuit Court that he will take depositions on behalf of the complaintants in the chancery case Wright et al. v. Adams.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

[Macoupin Circuit Court convenes at Carlinville.]

Wednesday, September 11, 1839.+-

Pittsfield, IL.

In Argyle & Hodgen v. Thomas in Pike Circuit Court, Lincoln represents appellant, Manly Thomas, and William A. Grimshaw appellee. Case is tried by court. Judgment for amount of note and interest $60.96 is awarded appellee. Judge's Docket.

Saturday, September 11, 1841.+-

En route.

[Wedding of James C. Conkling to Mercy A. Levering takes place at home of Lawrason Levering. Miss Levering is close friend of Mary Todd, and Conkling and Lincoln are friends. At Rushville, celebrated case of Wright et al. v. Adams is called. Another solicitor acts for Lincoln as case is remanded to Sangamon County, judge of Fifth Judicial Circuit having been counsel in case.Record.]

Wednesday, September 11, 1844.+-

En route to Metamora, IL.

[Lincoln's account is credited $5 for his half of fee in Irwin v. Bell et al., by Robert Irwin, his client and banker. Another $5 fee is collected from client listed as "Saunders Farm."Irwin Ledger.]

Thursday, September 11, 1845.+-

Tremont, IL.

[Woodford Circuit Court convenes at Metamora for three-day term.]

Friday, September 11, 1846.+-

Tremont, IL.

Lincoln appears as witness (guardian of Emily B. Bailey) in Dusenberry v. Bailey et al. Court finds for plaintiff.Photocopy.

Tuesday, September 11, 1849.+-

Springfield, IL.

In People v. Sullinger, the court fines Lincoln & Herndon's client, Phillip Sullinger, $25 and court costs on an indictment for keeping a disorderly house. By agreement in Enyart v. McAtee, the court sets the case for hearing next term. The court grants Lincoln & Herndon, who represent the complainant, an injunction restraining the defendant from cutting timber on the property in question pending a settlement. The court continues the trespass case Penny v. McHenry. Record.

Monday, September 11, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes editorial, which "Illinois Journal" publishes, continuing his Saturday debate with Calhoun. Editorial on the Kansas-Nebraska Act, 11 September 1854, CW, 2:229-30.

[McLean Circuit Court convenes for term of two weeks.]

Tuesday, September 11, 1855.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Lincoln has trespass case in McLean Circuit Court, Goff v. Illinois Central RR. By agreement case is submitted to court. Court takes it under advisement. Damages of $275 are later awarded plaintiff. Record.

Thursday, September 11, 1856.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Lincoln writes praecipe and notice for Clarissa Bishop Cheney in Cheney et ux. v. Ross et ux.Photocopy.

Friday, September 11, 1857.+-

Chicago, IL.

T. D. Lincoln continues to read depositions. Chicago Press, 12 September 1857.

Saturday, September 11, 1858.+-

Alton, IL and Edwardsville, IL.

Lincoln speaks at Edwardsville at 1 P.M., after morning trip from Alton. Horace White, reporter, is impressed by "the quiet autumn day in the quaint old town; the serious people clustered around the platform; Joseph Gillespie officiating as chairman," as by few other meetings of campaign. Herndon & Weik (1892 ed.), II, 114.

Lincoln speaks at Highland in evening. Chicago Tribune, 15 September 1858; Speech at Edwardsville, Illinois, 11 September 1858, CW, 3:91-96; IHi—Transcript of statement of Joseph Gillespie.

[Mrs. Lincoln buys five pounds of coffee. Pratt, Personal Finances, 149.]

Wednesday, September 11, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President publicly orders Gen. Fremont to modify his proclamation of August 30, 1861 to conform to Act of Congress, August 6, 1861. Abraham Lincoln to John C. Fremont, 11 September 1861, CW, 4:517-18.

Telegraphs governors of New England states that Gen. Butler proposes raising six regiments in their states and asks their consent. Abraham Lincoln to New England Governors, 11 September 1861, CW, 4:518-19.

Thursday, September 11, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President at War Dept. discusses with Gen. Halleck, Col. John A. Wright, and Secs. Chase and Stanton question of Gov. Curtin (Pa.) calling all able-bodied men into army. Salmon P. Chase, Diary and Correspondence of Salmon P. Chase, Compiled by Samuel H. Dodson, American Historical Association, Annual Report for the Year 1902, vol. 2 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1903).

Approves provisional contract between A. W. Thompson for Chiriqui Improvement Company and Sec. Smith for U.S. providing for colonization by Negroes of land in Chiriqui. Approval of Contract with Ambrose W. Thompson, 11 September 1862, CW, 5:414.

Telegraphs Gen. McClellan near Rockville, Md.: "If [Fitz John] Porter, Heintzelman, and Sigel were sent you, it would sweep everything from the other side of the river; . . . Porter reports himself twenty one thousand strong, . . . He is ordered to-night to join you as quick as possible. I am for sending you all that can be spared." Abraham Lincoln to George B. McClellan, 11 September 1862, CW, 5:415.

Sends Sec. Stanton extract from letter from August Belmont suggesting that Halleck be made secretary of war and McClellan be appointed commander-in-chief of military forces in East. Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 11 September 1862, CW, 5:416.

Friday, September 11, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Immediately after breakfast Sec. Chase at White House for President's approval of revised trade regulations. President reads draft of letter subsequently sent to Gov. Johnson (Tenn.), directing him to organize loyal state government at once. Official Records—Armies 541; Abraham Lincoln to Andrew Johnson, 11 September 1863, CW, 6:440-41.

Sec. Stanton , Asst. Sec. Fox, and Gen. Halleck arrive to discuss situation at Charleston. President mentions Gen. Burnside's request for permission to resign and says it will not be granted at present. Official Records—Armies 541.

At cabinet meeting President "cordially and earnestly greeted" Sec. Welles, recently returned from 10-day inspection tour of navy yards. Welles, Diary.

Father of Lt. Adelbert S. Eddy calls on Lincoln, "saying his son has been in arrest for several months." Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 11 September 1863, CW, 6:441.

President acknowledges letter of Vice President Hamlin: "Your letter of Aug. 22nd., to be presented by your son Cyrus is on my table; but I have not seen him, or know of his being here recently." Abraham Lincoln to Hannibal Hamlin, 11 September 1863, CW, 6:439-40.

Sunday, September 11, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

Cong. Fernando Wood (N.Y.) has 8 A.M. appointment with Lincoln at Soldiers' Home. Wood to Lincoln, 10 September 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

President telegraphs Mrs. Lincoln in New York: "All well. What day will you be home? Four days ago sent despatch to Manchester Vt. for you." Abraham Lincoln to Mary Lincoln, 11 September 1864, CW, 7:547.