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Saturday, October 19, 1833.+-

New Salem, IL.

William Green's two notes to Radford for $188.50 each, assumed by Berry & Lincoln January 15, 1833, fall due and Berry, Lincoln, and Green sign new note for $379.82 payable to Radford one day from date. Radford credits them with payment of $125 leaving balance of $254.82.Photocopy.

Thursday, October 19, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln, P. C. Latham, Garrett Elkin, and John T. Stuart sign William Butler's bond for $2,000 as circuit court clerk. On motion of her attorneys, Stuart & Lincoln, the court gives the appellant, Jemima Dingman, leave to open depositions in Dingman v. Dearing. Later after hearing the evidence in the case, the court orders a nonsuit.Record.

Friday, October 19, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln is appointed commissioner to survey lands described in complainant's bill in Butler v. Tilford et al. Stuart & Lincoln win Foster v. Cassidy when complainant is ordered to convey land involved. They get judgments in three cases, have three continued, and file complainant's bill in Todd v. Kendall.Record.

Saturday, October 19, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln asks clerk to issue summons in his first case in U.S. Circuit Court—Hooper, Martin, & Smith v. Haines & Son.Record.

He writes and signs for Stuart & Lincoln praecipe in Elijah Iles v. Lorence White, Sangamon Circuit Court.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Monday, October 19, 1840.+-

[Macon Circuit Court opens three-day term at Decatur.]

Wednesday, October 19, 1842.+-

Danville, IL.

Counsel argues in Wilson v. Frazier, sheriff. Court sets aside order of Tuesday.Record.

Thursday, October 19, 1843.+-

Charleston, IL.

[Springfield Whigs hold "love feast" in evening over party success in recent elections in Georgia. Simeon Francis to John J. Hardin, 19 October 1843, John J. Hardin Papers, Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL.]

Saturday, October 19, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

In U.S. Circuit Court Logan & Lincoln, plaintiffs' attorneys, file suit to foreclose mortgage executed by defendants in Woods et al. v. Yates et al., and ask that summons be issued. Mortgage was made February 8, 1843, on 160 acres in Christian County to secure $457 to Woods, Christy & Co. of St. Louis.Record.

Tuesday, October 19, 1847.+-

Springfield, IL.

"The Governor is not here," writes Lincoln to Morris & Brown, Chicago attorneys, "and will not be, it is thought, for about ten days. Unfortunately for my attending to the business you sent, I start for Washington, by way of Kentucky, on next monday." He will see that matter is presented to governor, however. Abraham Lincoln to Buckner S. Morris and John J. Brown, 19 October 1847, CW, 1:405-6.

Thursday, October 19, 1848.+-

Beardstown, IL.

Lincoln delivers a speech in the evening concerning the upcoming presidential election. A local newspaper notes that his remarks are "very sensible and illustrative."Beardstown Gazette (IL), 25 October 1848, 2:1-2.

Tuesday, October 19, 1852.+-

Danville, IL.

Lincoln and Peters win appeal, Simpson v. McCormack, when court finds for plaintiff in amount of $45. Lamon is attorney for defense. Frazier v. Davis, assumpsit, is dismissed by agreement at defendant's costs. Attorneys are Murphy for plaintiff, Lincoln and Peters for defendant. Four other cases are continued. Record.

Lincoln writes, and Judge Davis signs, court decree in Courtney v. Crable. In Williams v. Piper et al., Lincoln writes and files separate answer of John Piper, defendant. Photocopy; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, October 19, 1853.+-

Clinton, IL.

Gridley, Wickizer, and Lincoln, for plaintiffs in Scott et ux. v. Ellis, argue demurrer filed for defendant by Lewis, Swett, and McWilliams. Demurrer is partially sustained, whereupon defendant is allowed to plead again. Plaintiffs join issue on plea. Record.

Thursday, October 19, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln returns home. David McCulloch, History of Peoria County (Chicago: Munsell, 1902), 150.

Friday, October 19, 1855.+-

Clinton, IL.

Defendant's affidavit is filed in People v. Wyant, and case continued. Wyant is sent to Tazewell County jail. Record.

Monday, October 19, 1857.+-

Urbana, IL.

Fall term of Champaign Circuit Court convenes. Lincoln attends entire week. Lincoln, Sims, and Sheldon file declaration in Dinsmore v. Newell. Photocopy.

Tuesday, October 19, 1858.+-

Mount Sterling, IL and Rushville, IL.

Arriving for speech, Lincoln hears another rumor which worries him, that 400 Irish are to be brought into Schuyler County to work on some new railroad and to be voted Democratic. Abraham Lincoln to Norman B. Judd, 20 October 1858, CW, 3:329-30.

After speech he travels across country to Rushville in buggy driven by Charles H. Sweeney, law student. IHi—Trans., 1903, 229-30; ISLA—Letter of S. B. Gaddis, 29 July 1959.

Wednesday, October 19, 1859.+-

Urbana, IL.

[Mrs. Lincoln buys 10 pounds sugar, five pounds coffee, and other groceries at Smith's. Pratt, Personal Finances, 160.]

Friday, October 19, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes to eleven-year-old Grace Bedell, of Westfield, New York. Bedell wrote to ask Lincoln about his children and she suggested, "[L]et your whiskers grow . . . [Y]ou would look a great deal better for your face is so thin." Lincoln writes, "My dear little Miss. I regret the necessity of saying I have no daughters. I have three sons—one seventeen, one nine, and one seven . . . As to the whiskers, having never worn any, do you not think people would call it a piece of silly affection if I were to begin it now?" Grace Bedell to Abraham Lincoln, 15 October 1860, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library, Detroit, MI; Abraham Lincoln to Grace Bedell, 19 October 1860, CW, 4:129-30.

Mrs. Lincoln buys and charges $5.50 worth of linen. Pratt, Personal Finances, 150.

Saturday, October 19, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Cabinet meeting at Navy Dept. President and cabinet adjourn to Navy Yard. Lincoln, Secretary of State William H. Seward, and Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles accompany Commander Dahlgren down Potomac River and board USS Pensacola at Alexandria, Va., to inspect preparations for service. Continue on steamer Mount Vernon to Fort Washington, Md., and return after sunset. National Intelligencer (Washington, DC), 21 October 1861; National Republican (Washington, DC), 21 October 1861, 2:1; New York Herald, 20 October 1861; Extracts from Dahlgren Diary, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Sunday, October 19, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln writes to his friend David Davis, who is the judge of Illinois's eighth judicial circuit. Lincoln encloses an appointment of Davis as "an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States." Lincoln adds, "After the fall election in Illinois shall be past, I shall be very glad to see you generally, and particularly on a matter personal to myself." Abraham Lincoln to David Davis, 19 October 1862, IHi; CW, 10:160; Abraham Lincoln to Edward Bates, 17 October 1862, IHi; CW, 5:465-66.

Monday, October 19, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

President informs John Hay that General Rosecrans will be removed and General Thomas will replace him. Hay, Letters and Diary.

General Milroy at White House for morning conference with President. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 19 October 1863, 2d ed., 2:5.

[Irwin deposits in Springfield Marine Bank $25, payment on J. K. and Thomas Lewis note. Pratt, Personal Finances, 165.]

President answers demand of Governor Gamble (Mo.) that U.S. forces maintain integrity of state government, by pointing out that domestic violence apprehended by governor is not imminent and that General Schofield is instructed to suppress such violence. Abraham Lincoln to Hamilton R. Gamble, 19 October 1863, CW, 6:526-28.

Wednesday, October 19, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President interviews W. Leach, of Illinois, who seeks an exchange for his brother-in-law. Abraham Lincoln to Ethan A. Hitchcock, 19 October 1864, CW, 8:51-52.

Group of loyal Marylanders from East Washington, headed by band from Emory Hospital and carrying signs proclaiming "The Union Forever," joins delegation from Lincoln & Johnson Club of Washington and marches from Navy Yard to White House to serenade President. Lincoln appears at upper window, with Tad by his side holding torch, and responds to serenade. Washington Chronicle, 20 October 1864; Response to a Serenade, 19 October 1864, CW, 8:52-53; Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 20 October 1864, 2d ed., 2:4.

Meets with New York Senator Edwin D. Morgan. Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 19 October 1864, 2d ed., 2:4.

[John Nicolay writes John Hay from Springfield, Ill.: "I was more than ever disgusted with the Missouri wrangle. . . . it all hinged . . . upon personal spite or greed for spoils." Nicolay to Hay, 19 October 1864, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.]