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Monday, September 18, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Tazewell Circuit Court opens six-day term at Tremont. Judge John Pearson, who has exchanged circuits with Judge Jesse B. Thomas, Jr., appoints Stephen A. Douglas prosecuting attorney pro tem.Record.]

Tuesday, September 18, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and files declaration and bill of complaint for George Trotter, plaintiff, in Trotter v. Phelps, suit to collect note, in Sangamon Circuit Court.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Saturday, September 18, 1841.+-

Tremont, IL.

"Do you remember," he writes Mary Speed September 27, 1841, "my going to the city while I was in Kentucky, to have a tooth extracted, and making a failure of it? Well, that same old tooth got to paining me so much, that about a week since I had it torn out, bringing with it a bit of the jaw-bone; . . . my mouth is now so sore that I can neither talk, nor eat."Abraham Lincoln to Mary Speed, 27 September 1841, CW, 1:259-61.

Monday, September 18, 1843.+-

Bloomington, IL?

[McLean County Circuit Court convenes for six-day term.]

Friday, September 18, 1846.+-

Metamora, IL.

Lincoln loses appeal case of Platt v. Sowards when jury awards property to appellant. He also loses appeal case of Hall & Edgett v. Morley. With Fenn he wins Smith v. Strawn when plaintiff submits to nonsuit. In Tabor v. Higginbotham, ejectment suit, court awards property to plaintiff, but later, on Lincoln's motion, grants defendant new trial.Record.

Saturday, September 18, 1847.+-

Springfield, IL?

[Someone buys 66¢ worth silk fringe and buttons on Lincoln's account at John Irwin & Co. John Irwin & Co., Ledger and Journals, 1:366, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, IL.]

Monday, September 18, 1848.+-

Dorchester, MA.

"The Hon. Abram Lincoln, of Illinois, and the Hon. Geo. Lunt, of Boston, will address the citizens of Dorchester on Monday evening next, Sept. 18, at Richmond Hall," announces Boston Atlas, 16 September 1848.

Tuesday, September 18, 1849.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys groceries for family ($4.86) before departure. Irwin Ledger.

Wednesday, September 18, 1850.+-

Pekin, IL.

Tazewell Circuit Court meets in Pekin, new county seat. In Butcher v. Gipps et al., defendant is given leave to amend his answer. Lincoln represents complainant. Record.

Thursday, September 18, 1851.+-

Pekin, IL.

Purple, attorney for defendants in Doolittle et al. v. Bailey et al., moves for dissolution of injunction. Defendants also file answer to which plaintiff excepts. Exception is sustained and he is given 30 days to amend his bill. Record.

Lincoln and James file replication in Atchison for use of Allen v. Pekin, Illinois. Photocopy.

Saturday, September 18, 1852.+-

Pekin, IL.

Back in court, Lincoln secures decree of foreclosure in Hamilton v. Haines et al. when defendants default. In Davis v. Hodge, appeal, Lincoln and Parker for plaintiff suffer nonsuit. Record.

Smith v. Gaines, tresspass, Saltonstall and Lincoln for plaintiff, is continued by agreement. Original owned by King Hostick, Springfield, lll.

Monday, September 18, 1854.+-

Bloomington, IL.

[Mrs. Lincoln deeds 80 acres of land in Curran Township, Sangamon County, to Robert Anderson for $1,200. Lincoln joins in deed. Deed Record PP, 530-31.]

Tuesday, September 18, 1855.+-

En route.

Thursday, September 18, 1856.+-

Vandalia, IL and En route.

Traveling through Vandalia toward points south, Lincoln pauses briefly to observe Democratic meeting on square. Lincoln notes what speaker, his old friend "Long Jim Davis" says, and thinks up replies for his own use on 23d, at Republican rally. Speech at Vandalia, Illinois, 23 September 1856, CW, 2:377-78.

Friday, September 18, 1857.+-

Chicago, IL.

Defense presents depositions in morning, oral testimony in afternoon. Chicago Press, 19 September 1857.

Saturday, September 18, 1858.+-

Charleston, IL.

Fourth joint debate takes place. Giant processions escort both principals from Mattoon to Charleston. Lincoln is taken to Capitol House, where H. P. H. Bromwell makes reception speech. Lincoln responds. Thousands crowd city, among them several carloads from Indiana. Lincoln opens debate at 2:45. Henry C. Whitney, Life on the Circuit with Lincoln (Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1892), 464-65; Chicago Tribune, 21 September 1858; Fourth Debate with Stephen A. Douglas at Charleston, Illinois, 18 September 1858, CW, 3:145-201.

Sunday, September 18, 1859.+-

Cincinnati, OH.

The Lincolns spend day with Mrs. Lincoln's cousin, Mrs. William M. Dickson, and her family, with whom Lincoln stayed during "Reaper" trial in 1855. At night they return to Burnet House. Abraham Lincoln to William M. Dickson, 17 October 1859, CW, 3:490-91; Abraham Lincoln to William M. Dickson, 7 June 1860, CW, 4:72-73.

Wednesday, September 18, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President appoints general officers for new Kentucky brigade under command of General William T. Ward. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 18 September 1861, 3:6; National Republican (Washington, DC), 19 September 1861, 2:1.

Minister for Denmark pays visit of ceremony at 12 M. Seward to Lincoln, 18 September 1861, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Cabinet meets morning and afternoon to hear reports of Gen. Meigs and Postmaster Gen. Blair, who have studied conditions at St. Louis under Fremont regime. N.Y. Times, 19 September 1861.

Miles J. Fletcher, superintendent of public instruction, hands Lincoln report from Gov. Morton (Ind.) on Indiana regiments. Morton to Lincoln, 16 September 1861, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

President alerts secretaries of war and navy that joint expedition agreed upon "must be ready to move by the first of, or very early in, October." Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, 18 September 1861, CW, 4:527-28.

Thursday, September 18, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President appoints Jacob Frankel an Army chaplain—first American Rabbi to hold such office. Bertram W. Korn, American Jewry and the Civil War (Philadelphia, PA: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1951), 77.

Interviews J. H. Clay Mudd of Washington regarding promotion for Lt. Egbert Thompson (USN). Mudd to Lincoln, 22 September 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Friday, September 18, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln orders discharge of William ("Duff") Armstrong, whom he successfully defended in murder trial in 1858. Abraham Lincoln to Mrs. Hannah Armstrong, 18 September 1863, CW, 6:462.

Urges Gov. Johnson (Tenn.) to "do your utmost to get every man you can, black and white, under arms at the very earliest moment." Abraham Lincoln to Andrew Johnson, 18 September 1863, CW, 6:462-63.

Father of Sgt. Lewis H. Cox calls on Lincoln regarding son who was absent without leave and accepted pay as substitute. Order Concerning Lewis H. Cox, Alias John M. Dillon, 18 September 1863, CW, 6:463-64.

Interviews Mrs. Mary Duncan relative to cotton claimed by her husband. Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, 25 September 1863, CW, 6:481.

Suggests to C. M. Smith that he name his son "for the General you fancy most." Abraham Lincoln to Clark M. Smith, 18 September 1863, CW, 6:464-65.

Meets with Senator Edgar Cowan of Pennsylvania. Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 18 September 1863, 2d ed., 2:4.

[On the morning of September 19, 1863 Battle of Chickamauga begins about ten miles from Chattanooga.]

Sunday, September 18, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

Presidential Secretary John Hay returns in the morning from a visit to his home in Illinois. Nicolay to Bates, 18 September 1864, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 19 September 1864, 2d ed., 2:4.