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Saturday, November 22, 1834.+-

Springfield, IL.

Meeting of Sangamon County citizens is held at court house to consider common schools and elect delegates to state education convention, Vandalia, December 5, 1834. Edmund Roberts presides and Henry E. Dummer is secretary. Resolution of Dan Stone favoring common schools is adopted and 11 delegates selected: Lincoln, Stone, Roberts, Stuart, Logan, John Dawson, William Carpenter, J. M. Early, C. R. Matheny, George Forquer, and E. D. Taylor.Sangamo Journal, 29 November 1834.

Friday, November 22, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln's demurrer, filed yesterday in Vaughn v. Ransdell, is sustained in part, and leave given to amend declaration, and case is continued. He files demurrer in Atwood & Jones v. Douglas & Wright.Record.

He writes and signs declaration for plaintiff, John Foutch, in Foutch v. Thomas et al.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Monday, November 22, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln get judgments by confession for $476.26 in Thomas C. Rockwell & Co. v. E. C. Blankenship & Co. , and $337.30 in Brookie v. Boardman et al.Record.

Sangamon County Whig convention meets and committee of Lincoln, S. Francis, and William Porter drafts resolution endorsing Duncan for governor and Harlan for lieutenant-governor. Lincoln is one of five delegates appointed to state convention.Sangamo Journal, 26 November 1841.

Tuesday, November 22, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln have 17 cases in court. On their motion, three are dismissed and five continued; in six cases they get judgments totaling $4,410.18. Shoup v. Clark is tried by jury. Langford v. Johnston, for which Lincoln writes narration, is referred to three arbitrators. Land described in complainant's bill in Ainslee v. Sattley et al. is awarded plaintiff, Lincoln's client; he writes court's order.Record; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, November 22, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln win Brother v. Frink, Walker & Co. when jury awards plaintiff $612.50. Lesure & Bliss v. Menard County, Illinois produces legal battle between Campbell and Lincoln. Case is continued. Five other cases of Logan & Lincoln are called. Record.

Lincoln buys "clothing material" for $19.98, and trimmings for coat and pants @ $5.08. Irwin Journal.

Friday, November 22, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Defendant Saunders in Barrett v. Saunders and Beck files his replication. Complainant's exceptions to depositions taken in this case by defendant are argued by court and court considers. Logan & Lincoln appear for plaintiff and Robbins and Smedes for defendants.Record.

Saturday, November 22, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Leave is given plaintiff to amend bill and defendant to file answer in Keedy v. Wolgamot. Logan appears for plaintiff and Lincoln & Herndon for defendant. Lincoln's motion to correct judgment in Beidler v. Woodruff, made at last term, is overruled.Record.

Thursday, November 22, 1849.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys merchandise, $1. Irwin Ledger.

Friday, November 22, 1850.+-

Springfield, IL.

Sangamon Circuit Court convenes for fall term. Lincoln & Herndon, representing plaintiff in Gillman v. Gillman, secure rule on defendant to answer by November 25, 1850. Record.

Saturday, November 22, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Husband v. Elder, appeal, Lincoln & Herndon file plaintiff's declaration and secure rule on defendant to plead to 20 days. With Logan, they file exceptions to complainant's depositions in Glynn v. Glynn. Record.

Monday, November 22, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes petition to governor for pardon of John A. L. Crockett, convicted of manslaughter and imprisoned, on ground that prisoner is feeble-minded. Petition to Augustus C. French for Pardon of John A. L. Crockett, [22 November 1852], CW, 2:161; Endorsement: Anthony Thornton to Augustus C. French, [c. 22 November 1852], CW, 2:161-62.

Tuesday, November 22, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Herndon have busy day with 17 cases before court. They dismiss seven and win three by default. One is dismissed by their opponents. Pleas are filed and motions entered in others. Record.

Wednesday, November 22, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

Four of six Lincoln & Herndon cases are continued. Fifth—Welk & Sulver v. Carrigan—is dismissed on motion of plaintiffs, whom Lincoln & Herndon represent. In sixth—Cannan v. Arnold—defendant defaults, and court awards plaintiff, Lincoln's client, property in controversy plus damages of one cent. Record.

Thursday, November 22, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln has important case, Mechanics & Farmers Bank v. Stockdale. Plaintiff, represented by Stuart and Edwards, is bringing suit for $5,000 due on account; defendant, through Lincoln & Herndon, pleads payment. Jury decides in favor of plaintiff. Illinois State Journal, 22 November 1855.

In Green v. Dikeman & Fullenwider, defendants default, and Lincoln & Herndon obtain judgment for $132.99 for Dikeman. Record.

In Stigleman, Johnson & Co. v. Paddleford et al. Lincoln writes and has sworn two affidavits of witnesses, and files memorandum of agreement to admit such evidence. He also writes memorandum of history of company. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Saturday, November 22, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

Jury and counsel visit Anderson home and view spot where Anderson was found dead. Examination of witnesses resumes. Prosecution tries to bring out improper relations between Theodore and Mrs. Anderson, but without success. Illinois State Journal, 25 November 1856.

Tuesday, November 22, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln deposits $100 in Springfield Marine & Fire Insurance Co. Marine Bank Ledger.

He makes $750 loan, at 10 per cent interest, to William Cline, Sangamon County farmer, and takes mortgage as security. Receipt for Notes Left with Robert Irwin for Collection, [9? February 1861], CW, 4:188-89.

Thursday, November 22, 1860.+-

Chicago, IL.

Lincoln and his wife, Mary, are in Chicago, where Lincoln meets with Vice President-elect Hannibal Hamlin. The Lincolns, Hamlin, and others tour the "Wigwam," a structure built to house the 1860 Republican national convention. A newspaper reports, "Lincoln and . . . Hamlin . . . avoided all stiffness or formality, and entered into a social conversation . . . An unusual number of political vultures are in the city . . . They seemed determined to rush upon Mr. Lincoln, and occupy his time from more important duties . . . Men are here with pockets full of cabinets and any quantity of highly important advice." New York Herald, 23 November 1860, 4:6.

Friday, November 22, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Cabinet considers granting clearances to reconquered Southern ports. N.Y. Times, 24 November 1861.

President recognizes Oscar Malmborg as vice consul of Norway and Sweden at Chicago. National Intelligencer, 25 November 1861.

Following books sent to White House from Library of Congress: "U.S. Constitution 1783, U.S. Constitution 1856, Mormonism in all ages, Mormons, or Latter Day Saints, Works of Jefferson, vols. 4, 7, 8, 9." [Possibly first title is in error for one of several 1787 printings of Constitution; second is likely Declaration of Independence, and Constitution of the United States of America, with its Amendments. Census of 1850, Boston, 1856; third volume is unidentified; fourth is Henry Mayhew, The Mormons; or Latter-Day Saints. With Memoirs of the Life and Death of Joseph Smith . . ., London, 1856; fifth, The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, New York, 1861.] Borrowers' Ledger 1861-63, 114, Archives of the Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Saturday, November 22, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President decides that "Confederate Scrip" owned by Union men may not be invested in cotton to be removed from Confederacy. Roy P. Basler, "Beef! beef! beef! Lincoln and Judge Robertson," Abraham Lincoln Quarterly 6 (September 1951):405; Abraham Lincoln to William L. Vance, 22 November 1862, CW, 5:507.

Holds conference at Sec. Seward's residence. Fox, Diary, Gist-Blair Family Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Informs Gen. Banks: "I have just been overwhelmed and confounded with the sight of a requisition made by you, . . . If you had the articles of this requisition upon the wharf, with the necessary animals to make them of use, and forage for the animals, you could not get vessels together in two weeks to carry the whole, to say nothing of your twenty thousand men; . . . And, after all, where you are going, you have no use for them." Abraham Lincoln to Nathaniel P. Banks, 22 November 1862, CW, 5:505-6.

Sunday, November 22, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln receives N. B. Judd, minister to Prussia, who expresses desire to return to private life. Dennett, Hay Diaries and Letters, 134.

In evening Sec. Seward reads to President dispatch from Gen. Cassius M. Clay (resigned), minister to Russia, on American politics, European diplomacy, and naval improvements of century. Hay, Letters and Diary.

Lincoln suggests to Sec. Stanton that some attention be given to case of J. H. Sothoron's family. [See October 23, 1863.] Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 22 November 1863, CW, 7:28.

Tuesday, November 22, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President confers with A. G. Hodges and Gen. Samuel G. Suddarth, of Kentucky State Militia, in hope of devising means of harmony for Kentucky. Hodges to Lincoln, 1 December 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Abraham Lincoln to Thomas E. Bramlette, 22 November 1864, CW, 8:120.

Interviews Gov. Morton (Ind.) regarding war news printed in Indianapolis "Daily Journal." Harper, Press, 332.

Receives information that ox presented to National Sailors' Fair brought $3,200. Rice to Lincoln, 22 November 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Elizabeth Todd Grimsley seeks appointment as postmaster at Springfield, Ill. Grimsley to Lincoln, 22 November 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.