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Wednesday, June 20, 1832.+-

Fort Wilbourn, IL.

Capt. Early's company is mustered into service.Muster Roll, Black Hawk War Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL.

Thursday, June 20, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and files declaration in assumpsit suit of Hurt v. Winters. Reuben Winters has refused to pay for horse purchased from John M. Hurt for $61. Lincoln also writes and files declaration of Benjamin H. Lockwood in Lockwood v. Wernwag. Lockwood is seeking to collect $104.38 for work done on Sangamon River bridge. Lincoln writes and signs, for plaintiff, declaration in Marsh v. Wernwag.Photocopy.

Sunday, June 20, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln completes and mails letter to Speed. "I commenced this letter on yesterday, since which I received yours of the 13th. I stick to my promise to come to Louisville. Nothing new here except what I have written. I have not seen Sarah [Rickard] since my long trip, and I am going out there as soon as I mail this letter. Yours forever"Abraham Lincoln to Joshua F. Speed, 19 June 1841, CW, 1:254-58.

Thursday, June 20, 1844.+-

Peoria, IL.

[Steamer Lebanon leaves Peoria on night of 19th and arrives at Beardstown following morning. Sangamon delegation probably returns on it.Quincy Whig, 26 June 1844.]

Friday, June 20, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes Samuel D. Marshall about Supreme Court cases, Dorman et ux. v. Lane, and Gatewood v. Wood and Wood. He asks Marshall to remind Henry Eddy, Shawneetown attorney, about his "little fee" in Rawlings v. Field.Abraham Lincoln to Samuel D. Marshall, 20 June 1845, CW, 1:345.

Sunday, June 20, 1847.+-

Langston's Settlement, Sangamon County, IL.

Lincoln and S. S. Brooks attend meeting of local temperance society. "Interesting meeting. Mr. Lincoln made an excellent address—none signed pledges." IHi—Minutes of the Sangamon County Temperance Union.

Tuesday, June 20, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

In the House chambers, Lincoln argues for federal government involvement in relation to "internal improvements." Lincoln remarks, "The true rule, in determining to embrace, or reject any thing, is not whether it have any evil in it; but whether it have more of evil, than of good. There are few things wholly evil, or wholly good. Almost every thing, especially of governmental policy, is an inseparable compound of the two; so that our best judgment of the preponderance between them is continually demanded." United States Congress, Appendix to the Congressional Globe (Washington, DC: Blair & Rives, 1848), 709-711; Speech in United States House of Representatives on Internal Improvements, 20 June 1848, CW, 1:480-90.

Lincoln franks envelope of campaign documents to James Berdan of Jacksonville. IaDaM—Original.

Monday, June 20, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Lowry, Lamb & Co. v. Jones, appeal, Lincoln & Herndon file exhibits for defendant. Complainant files exceptions to their answer. After argument, one exception is sustained, one overruled, and case is continued by agreement. Two other cases are continued. Record.

Wednesday, June 20, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

One chancery suit, Smith et al. v. Westenberger, is Lincoln & Herndon's court work for day. As solicitors for complainants they file amended bill. Respondent makes no defense, and is ordered to pay complainants $126, and to execute deed for land. Record.

Friday, June 20, 1856.+-

Urbana, IL.

Chicago paper containing proceedings of Philadelphia convention reaches Urbana. When shown vote for Vice-President, Lincoln jocularly remarks that there must be some mistake—there is a great man named Lincoln in Massachusetts, and he must be the one for whom votes were cast. Henry C. Whitney, Life on the Circuit with Lincoln (Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1892), 80.

[Robert Lincoln brings home $1 pair of slippers from John Williams' store. Pratt, Personal Finances, 148.]

Monday, June 20, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

In U.S. Circuit Court Beaver v. Taylor & Gilbert is submitted without argument and taken under advisement. Lincoln appears for defendant. Illinois State Journal, 21 June 1859.

Lincoln writes to Ohio Governor Salmon P. Chase about the Republican Party's platform. Lincoln and Chase differ on whether or not the Republicans should advocate for the Fugitive Slave Law's "repeal." Lincoln ponders Congress's "constitutional authority," and writes, "But I did not write you . . . with any view of discussing the constitutional question. My only object was to impress you with what I believe is true, that the introduction of a proposition for repeal of the Fugitive Slave law, into the next Republican National convention, will explode the convention and the party." Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, 20 June 1859, CW, 3:386.

Lincoln & Herndon collect $20 for services to David Westfall estate. Probate File.

Wednesday, June 20, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln makes his last appearance in U.S. Circuit Court. Case is Dawson v. Ennis & Ennis, for infringement of patent right in double plow. Lincoln and Ketchum argue case for plaintiff, Palmer for defendant. Court takes case under advisement (reaching decision March 9, 1861). Illinois State Journal, 21 June 1860.

Thursday, June 20, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President authorizes suspension of writ of habeas corpus in case of Major William H. Chase, charged with treason. Abraham Lincoln to Winfield Scott, 20 June 1861, CW, 4:414.

Writes Secretary of War Simon Cameron about additional New York regiment. CW, 8:472.

Friday, June 20, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Sec. Chase at White House during morning. Hall to Chase, 20 June 1862, Salmon P. Chase Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

President announces signing of treaty with Mexico for extradition of criminals. National Intelligencer, 24 June 1862.

Delegation of Progressive Friends waits upon President with memorial against slavery. Lincoln responds saying that he had 'sometime thought that perhaps he might be an instrument of God's hands of accomplishing a great work.' Senators David Wilmot (Pa.) and Wilson (Mass.) accompany group. Remarks to a Delegation of Progressive Friends, 20 June 1862, CW, 5:278-79; Rice, 281-83; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 21 June 1862, 2d ed., 3:2.

Lincoln writes Gen. McClellan that reports on Gen. Jackson being reinforced from Richmond may be contrivance for deception. "If we knew it were not true, we could send you some more force, but as the case stands, we do not think we safely can." Abraham Lincoln to George B. McClellan, 20 June 1862, CW, 5:277-78.

Saturday, June 20, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

President receives inquiry from Gen. Schofield asking whether government will sustain action of Missouri Constitutional Convention regarding gradual emancipation. Abraham Lincoln to John M. Schofield, 21 June 1863, CW, 6:289.

Monday, June 20, 1864.+-

Washington, DC and En route.

President interviews C. A. Walborn relative to influencing suffrage among subordinates in Philadelphia post office. Memorandum of Interview with Cornelius A. Walborn, 20 June 1864, CW, 7:402.

Leaves Washington at 5 P.M. with Tad and Assistant Secretary of the Navy Gustavus V. Fox on U.S.S. Baltimore, to visit General Grant and army on James River. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 21 June 1864, 2d ed., Extra, 2:4; Welles, Diary.

Writes Gov. Brough (Ohio) and Gen. Heintzelman: "Consult together freely, watch Vallandigham and others closely, and, upon discovering any palpable injury, . . . arrest all implicated." [The envelope containing this letter is endorsed by Lincoln "Brough & Heintzelman—Not sent."] Abraham Lincoln to John Brough and Samuel P. Heintzelman, 20 June 1864, CW, 7:402.