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Wednesday, June 13, 1832.+-

Dixon's Ferry, IL.

Capt. Iles brings his company into Dixon's Ferry. At Buffalo Grove, 12 miles from ferry, they pass camp of 170 Sioux, Menominee, and Winnebago Indians, under command of Col. William S. Hamilton. Capt. Iles reports signs of small parties of hostile Indians who have committed minor depredations, but who seem more anxious to get horses than scalps.Elijah Iles, Sketches of Early Life and Times in Kentucky, Missouri, and Illinois (Springfield, IL: Springfield Printing Co., 1883), 49-50; Taylor to Atkinson, Black Hawk War Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL.

Saturday, June 13, 1835.+-

New Salem, IL.

[Meeting is held at court house in Springfield of citizens who favor Hugh L. White for President. Committee is appointed to publish address. (Published July 11, 1835.) Bowling Green and Samuel Berry of New Salem are put on committee with John Dawson, Andrew McCormick, and Dr. A. G. Henry. Sangamo Journal, 11 July 1835.]

Monday, June 13, 1836.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln writes to the editor of Springfield's Sangamo Journal newspaper and announces his intention to run for re-election to Illinois's House of Representatives. Lincoln writes, "I go for all sharing the privileges of the government, who assist in bearing its burthens. Consequently I go for admitting all whites to the right of suffrage, who pay taxes or bear arms, (by no means excluding females.) If elected, I shall consider the whole people of Sangamon my constituents, as well those that oppose, as those that support me. . . . I shall be governed by their will, on all subjects upon which I have the means of knowing what their will is; and upon all others, I shall do what my own judgment teaches me will best advance their interests."Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 18 June 1836, 2:3; Abraham Lincoln to the Editor of the Sangamo Journal, 13 June 1836, CW, 1:48.

Thursday, June 13, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes an acknowledgement of service on a notice to take depositions in McNair v. Adams.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Thursday, June 13, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Logan Circuit Court meets in one-day session at Postville.]

Saturday, June 13, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Lincoln is busy as member of Whig state central committee preparing address to people to silence clamour against Harrison on abolition and slavery. This address is published in The Old Soldier and as pamphlet. ISLA—Anson G. Henry to J. C. Howell, 13 June 1840, Photocopy; Old Soldier (Springfield, IL), Issue 11, 29 June 1840.]

Monday, June 13, 1842.+-

Petersburg, IL.

On the first day of the Menard County Circuit Court, Lincoln represents Andrew Charles in the adultery case of People v. Charles, on a change of venue from the Sangamon County Circuit Court. Charles changes his plea to guilty, and Judge Samuel H. Treat orders him to pay a $50 fine and the court costs. The state's attorney decides not to prosecute Charles in two other indictments— People v. Charles and Busey (larceny) and People v. Charles and Busey (burglary). In Cleaveland v. Meadows, John P. Urquhart, the attorney for appellee Asa Cleaveland, asks the court to dismiss the appeal of Lincoln's client James Meadows. Edward D. Baker and Jesse B. Thomas Jr., attorneys for defendant Samuel Hill, file a plea in Allen v. Hill, and Lincoln writes a joinder to the plea for his client John Allen. Judgments, 13 June 1842, People v. Charles, General Record A, 113; Order, 13 June 1842, Cleaveland v. Meadows, Court Record A, 111; Order, 13 June 1842, Allen v. Hill, General Record A, 116, all in Menard County Circuit Court, Menard County Courthouse, Petersburg, IL; Plea, 13 June 1842, Allen v. Hill, copy files, Henry Horner Lincoln Collection, IHi, Springfield, IL.

Tuesday, June 13, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

"In my anxiety for the result, I was led to attend the Philadelphia convention," writes Lincoln to R. S. Thomas. ". . . I have entered the names you sent me, on my book, and commenced sending documents to them." He explains attitude of Congress on school lands.Abraham Lincoln to Richard S. Thomas, 13 June 1848, CW, 1:478-79.

He attends House and in evening is present at public dinner in honor of Senator Crittenden at National Hotel.

Wednesday, June 13, 1849.+-

En route from Terre Haute, IN to Indianapolis, IN.

In stage with Lincoln are Abram Hammond, later county judge and governor of Indiana, and Thomas H. Nelson. Not knowing Lincoln, they have much merriment, as they think, at his expense. Arriving Indianapolis at night, they stop at Browning's Hotel, where Lincoln, to their surprise, is greeted by John McLean, Judge E. Hannigan, A. S. White, and R. W. Thompson. Herndon & Weik, 244-46.

Thursday, June 13, 1850.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Eighty-three prominent members of Whig and Democratic parties sign call for meeting of citizens favorable to solution of problem of slavery in territories acquired from Mexico as proposed by Congressional Committee of Thirteen, forerunner of Compromise of 1850. Neither Lincoln's nor Herndon's name appears on call. Illinois Journal; Register.]

Friday, June 13, 1851.+-

Ottawa, IL.

Lincoln and Wingate represent relators in People ex rel. Stephenson v. Marshall. On February 11, 1851 legislature united Gallatin and Saline Counties, making Equality county seat. Saline County Court, claiming this act unconstitutional, applies for mandamus to compel Marshall, circuit judge, to hold regular term of court at Raleigh in Saline County. Record.

Monday, June 13, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln petitions city council to have sidewalk on east side of Eighth St. between Cook and Adams graded, paved, and planked. Illinois State Journal, 18 June 1930.

Sangamon Circuit Court begins its summer session with Judge Emerson on bench. Six of Lincoln & Herndon's cases come before court but none comes to trial. Record.

Tuesday, June 13, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln's court work consists mainly in entering motions and filing pleas in nine Lincoln & Herndon cases called. In one, however—Eads v. Griffin—defendant defaults, and Lincoln & Herndon obtain judgment for plaintiff in sum of $159.25. Record.

Lincoln writes M. K. Alexander of Paris, apologizing for his failure to attend to case for him in Clinton in May. Abraham Lincoln to Milton K. Alexander, [13 June 1854], CW, 2:218-19.

Wednesday, June 13, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Only one of Lincoln & Herndon's eight cases comes to trial. That is Booth & Allen for use of Booth v. Vandeusen, appeal from justice of peace. Court tries case, and affirms judgment of Justice of Peace Court in sum of $44.10. Lincoln & Herndon represent plaintiff. Record.

Friday, June 13, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

On last day of summer term, Lincoln & Herndon have two cases in court—divorce case, in which they secure decree for their client, complainant; and assumpsit suit settled by agreement, $550.45, judgment being entered against defendant. Lincoln & Herndon appear for plaintiff. Record.

Saturday, June 13, 1857.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys two pounds of cream of tartar at Corneau & Diller, drugs. Pratt, Personal Finances, 151.

Monday, June 13, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Ryland & Hatch v. Linder & Tremble, Lincoln files plea of general issue. He files praecipe in Howland v. Peoria & Hannibal RRFiles.

He buys $2 bottle of brandy at his drug store. Day Book, Diller's Drug Store.

Mrs. Lincoln returns pair of socks to Smith's, and buys more cloth. Pratt, Personal Finances, 157.

Wednesday, June 13, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Republican presidential nominee Lincoln sits for well-known portraiture artist Thomas Hicks, of New York. Lincoln's friend and Quincy, Illinois attorney Orville Hickman Browning "spent a portion of the day with Lincoln talking to him whilst Mr Hicks worked upon his portrait." Browning recalled, "[Hicks] completed it this P. M. In my judgment it is an exact, life like likeness, and a beautiful work of art. It is deeply imbued with the intellectual and spiritual, and I doubt whether any one ever succeeds in getting a better picture of the man." Browning, Diary.

Thursday, June 13, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Hiram Berdan, mechanical engineer and expert rifleman, in morning interview with President regarding formation of regiment of sharpshooters is referred to secretary of war. N.Y. Tribune, 18 June 1861.

President would accept another regiment from Michigan and hopes that regiment in Massachusetts commanded by Fletcher Webster will be accepted. Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, 13 June 1861, CW, 4:405; Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, 13 June 1861, CW, 4:405.

Hiram Barney, collector, Port of New York, and friends interview President about appointments. Baltimore Sun, 14 June 1861.

Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase and Secretary of War Simon Cameron accompany President in carriage with cavalry escort on trip to entrenchments on Virginia side of Potomac. Review troops at 7 P.M. Recross Long Bridge on foot because of damaged sleepers. Baltimore Sun, 14 June 1861; N.Y. Tribune, 14 June 1861; National Republican (Washington, DC), 14 June 1861, 3:4; Journal, 14 June 1861, Samuel P. Heintzelman Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Friday, June 13, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Lord Lyons has audience with President on eve of departure for Europe and several weeks' vacation. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 13 June 1862, 2d ed., 2:1.

Lincoln's family moves to Soldiers' Home for summer. Browning, Diary.

President recognizes appointment of Jorge Federico Darby as consul general of Uruguay at New York. National Intelligencer, 16 June 1862.

Forwards to Congress memorial on behalf of state of New York in favor of enlarging locks of Erie and Oswego canals. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate and House of Representatives, 13 June 1862, CW, 5:270.

Telegraphs General Fremont: "We can not afford to keep your force, and Banks', and McDowell's, engaged in keeping Jackson South of Strasburg and Front-Royal. . . . The orders already sent you and Banks place you and him in the proper positions for the work assigned you. . . . Please do as I directed in the order of the 8th. and my despatch of yesterday, the 12th. and neither you nor Banks will be overwhelmed by Jackson." Abraham Lincoln to John C. Fremont, 13 June 1862, CW, 5:269-70.

Saturday, June 13, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

President thanks Leopold I, King of the Belgians, for acting as arbiter in U.S.S. "Macedonian" case. Abraham Lincoln to Leopold, 13 June 1863, CW, 6:271-72.

At 1 P.M. President and Gen. Meigs board tug for trip to Army of Potomac. Gen. Hooker telegraphs to postpone visit. Tug turns back at Alexandria, Va., and reaches Washington at 3:30 P.M. Diary, Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker, 13 June 1863, CW, 6:271.

[Irwin deposits $754.60 in Springfield Marine Bank, payment of Cline note and interest. Pratt, Personal Finances, 165.]

Lincoln directs Sec. Welles: "Please allow the bearer, Mr. [Azel S.] Lyman, to take his new cannon into the Navy-Yard where I wish to see it fired next week." Abraham Lincoln to Gideon Welles, 13 June 1863, CW, 6:272.

Monday, June 13, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President notifies officials of Great Central Fair in Philadelphia that he will leave Washington for Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon, June 16, 1864, and remain in Philadelphia till Thursday afternoon, June 17, 1864. Abraham Lincoln to Thomas Webster, 13 June 1864, CW, 7:390.

Directs Atty. Gen. Bates to give Gen. Wallace's confiscation Orders Nos. 30 and 33 to Sec. Stanton , who will issue order revoking them. Bates, Diary.

Thanks John Rogers, sculptor, for statuette groups, "Wounded Scout" and "Friend in the Swamp." Abraham Lincoln to John Rogers, 13 June 1864, CW, 7:389.

Transmits to Senate convention with United Colombian States to revive joint commission on claims. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 13 June 1864, CW, 7:389.

Sends to Senate report from secretary of war on case of William Yocum, convicted of kidnaping. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 13 June 1864, CW, 7:389-90.

Directs Adjt. Gen. Thomas to verify complaint that in vicinity of Henderson, Ky., "our military are seizing negroes and carrying them off without their own consent." Abraham Lincoln to Lorenzo Thomas, 13 June 1864, CW, 7:390.