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Thursday, January 22, 1835.+-

Vandalia, IL.

On Lincoln's motion House rules are suspended to read second time Schuyler County road bill. He votes with majority to refer to select committee bill providing for equitable distribution of school fund.House Journal; Photocopy.

Tuesday, January 22, 1839.+-

Vandalia, IL.

House fights over resolutions concerning independent treasury and recharter of national bank. By slight majority Whigs condemn both as "injudicious, inexpedient and unwise." Lincoln and others call for various divisions of resolutions and amendments to get votes on record.House Journal.

Wednesday, January 22, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

As chairman of select committee on Illinois and Michigan Canal, Lincoln reports amendment providing continuance of work and leads debate on subject. He is appointed on committee to settle problems arising from formation of Menard and Dane counties.House Journal.

Stuart & Lincoln buy $.038 worth of merchandise from a Springfield merchant and they deposit $380 into their account with the merchant. Account (copy), 22 January 1840, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 185, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.

Friday, January 22, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln votes on morning roll call. In evening he attends meeting of friends at Butler's where he submits question of Stuart's re-election to Congress and finds all in favor.House Journal; Abraham Lincoln to John T. Stuart, 23 January 1841, CW, 1:229-30.

Saturday, January 22, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes reply to petition in Grable v. Margrave (SC).Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Monday, January 22, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Robinson v. Cheseldine & Nye (SC), is argued by Bledsoe for appellant and Lincoln for appellee and case is submitted. (Judgment of lower court is affirmed January 30, 1844. 5 Ill. 332.) Pentecost & Pickering v. Maghee et al. (SC), which first came before court February 7, 1843, is argued by Baker and Bledsoe for appellant and Lincoln for appellee and case submitted. (It is dismissed January 24, 1844.)Record.

Thursday, January 22, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Patterson et ux. v. Edwards et al. (SC), action for slander from Mason County, Lincoln for defendant enters motion for special leave to file petition for re-hearing without giving notice as required by court rules.Record.

Saturday, January 22, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Before leaving Springfield Lincoln received letter from S. D. Marshall of Shawneetown asking him about law case. Not having time to look into it, he referred matter to Logan, who evidently forgot it. Having received another letter from Marshall, he explains. "I know nothing that I can here do in the matter."Abraham Lincoln to Samuel D. Marshall, 22 January 1848, CW, 1:445.

Monday, January 22, 1849.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln, as agent of Thomas French, presents two drafts, totaling $1,476.67, and sent to him for collection, to Gales and Seaton, publishers of "National Intelligencer." Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Gales and William W. Seaton, 22 January 1849, CW, 2:24.

In House, Lincoln votes to reconsider bill relative to claims of Alabama for money spent suppressing Creek Indians in 1836-37. Motion is passed. Globe.

Wednesday, January 22, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

Bill incorporating Illinois Central is introduced in House. House Journal.

Thursday, January 22, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln is doubtful about outcome of case. "They are pressing us very hard on one or two points," he writes to Wead. "I should not wonder if the case is decided against us." Abraham Lincoln to Hezekiah M. Wead, 22 January 1852, CW, 2:117.

Monday, January 22, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln has two cases in U.S. Circuit Court. In Collins et al. v. Cook, filed December 18, 1854, defendant defaults and Lincoln & Herndon get judgment for $1,453.59 for their clients. In Taylor v. Humphries, ejectment, defendant also defaults, and court orders that Lincoln's client recover property and costs. Record.

Tuesday, January 22, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

Preparing for next session of U.S. Circuit Court, Lincoln files notice to Browning and Bushnell of Quincy, attorneys for plaintiffs in Dudley et ux. v. Crosthwait, that commission to take deposition will be issued on March 3, 1856 (first day of term). Files.

"For value received" Lincoln assigns his interest in Springfield lot acquired through foreclosure in 1855 to Isaac Lindsay. Payton Abstract Co., Book 3, 217.

Thursday, January 22, 1857.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Herndon, for complaints, publish notices that bills of complaint have been filed in two cases in Sangamon Circuit Court: Driskell v. Gillman et al. and Hall v. Lacy et al.Register, 27 February 1857.

Friday, January 22, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

In the U. S. District Court, Lincoln files an affidavit for Louis Reinbach, his client in the case of United States v. Reinbach. Lincoln defends Reinbach against the charge that he stole from the mail while employed at the Franklin, Illinois, post office in Morgan County. Affidavit of Louis Reinbach, filed 22 January 1858, United States v. Reinbach, IHi, Springfield, IL; John T. Richards, Abraham Lincoln: The Lawyer-Statesman (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1916), following 204.

Tuesday, January 22, 1861.+-

Springfield, IL.

A committee from Indiana Legislature brings invitation to Lincoln to pass through Indianapolis on way to Washington. N.Y. Herald, 28 January 1861.

Lincoln acknowledges receipt of "a very substantial and handsome overcoat," gift of Isaac Fenno, clothing dealer of Boston. Abraham Lincoln to Isaac Fenno, 22 January 1861, CW, 4:179.

Wednesday, January 22, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President sends letters of sympathy and congratulation to King of Portugal: sympathy at death of brothers, congratulation on accession to throne and marriage of sister. Abraham Lincoln to Luiz I, 22 January 1862, CW, 5:104-5; Abraham Lincoln to Luiz I, 22 January 1862, CW, 5:105.

Interviews Mrs. Schermerhorn and son regarding appointment to Military Academy. Seward to Lincoln, 21 January 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Committee of New York Germans calls on President in protest against treatment of Gen. Franz Sigel. N.Y. Tribune, 23 January 1862; Card of admission, 22 January 1862, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Sends nomination of Noah H. Swayne as associate justice of the United States Supreme Court to the Senate. National Republican (Washington, DC), 23 January 1862, 2:2.

California delegation in Congress presents portrait of late Col. Baker to Lincoln as gift from William B. Farwell of San Francisco. Phelps to Lincoln, 22 January 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln transmits to Senate articles of agreement with Ponca tribe of Indians. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, [22] January 1862, CW, 5:106-7.

In evening witnesses another exhibition of Greek Fire shells on grounds south of White House. National Intelligencer, 23 January 1862; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 21 January 1862, 2:1.

In a letter to the Secretary of the War Edwin M. Stanton, President Lincoln rejects Stanton's suggestion to have "the Adjutant General [Lorenzo Thomas] . . . attend me wherever I go." Lincoln writes, "[I]t would be an uncompensating incumbrance both to him and me. When it shall occur to me to go anywhere, I wish to be free to go at once . . . It is better too, for the public service, that he shall give his time to the business of his office, and not to personal attendance on me." Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 22 January 1862, CW, 5:108.

Thursday, January 22, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Mr. Prentiss, attorney for Herman Koppel of Charleston, appeals to President to remit proceeds of property condemned by prize court. Memorandum Concerning Herman Koppel, 22 January 1863, CW, 6:72.

Jonathan Amory, U.S. dispatch agent at Boston, interviews President on behalf of son, Col. Thomas J. C. Amory. Memorandum: Appointment of Thomas J. C. Amory, 22 January 1863, CW, 6:71-72.

Gen. McClernand, reduced to corps commander, blames Gen. Halleck and interviews President who counsels "that for your sake, for my sake, & for the country's sake," he forget personal grievances. Abraham Lincoln to John A. McClernand, 22 January 1863, CW, 6:70-71.

Lincoln advises Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut to dismiss thought of coming to Washington now that "you stand well with the Sec. of War." Abraham Lincoln to Stephen A. Hurlbut, 22 January 1863, CW, 6:70.

Promises to nominate Gen. Frederick Steele a major general upon satisfactory explanation of charges made against him for returning fugitive slaves. Abraham Lincoln to Frederick Steele, 22 January 1863, CW, 6:72-73.

Transmits eighty-nine military nominations to the Senate, including twenty-three for major generals, sixty-three for brigadier generals, and three for hospital chaplains. Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 22 January 1863, 2d ed., 2:5.

Friday, January 22, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President announces to delegation from Arkansas that both military and civil administration are entrusted to Gen. Steele. Remarks to Arkansas Delegation, 22 January 1864, CW, 7:144.

"Very little done at the Cabinet." Welles, Diary.

Sunday, January 22, 1865.+-

Washington, DC.

President confers with Gov. Reuben E. Fenton (N.Y.) in regard to filling troop quotas for state. Memorandum Concerning the Draft, [c. 22 January 1865], CW, 8:231.