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Tuesday, November 24, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

House elects speaker; W. L. D. Ewing receives 46 and Lincoln 36 votes. Ewing is conducted to chair by Lincoln and Ebenezer Peck. Lincoln introduces resolution to inform Senate House has met and elected officers. He is appointed one of committee of seven to prepare and report House rules.House Journal.

In Sangamon County Court case, Hart v. Harrison & Houghton, Lincoln writes answer to bill of injunction and signs his client's name.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, November 24, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln win by default cases of Logan v. Grubb, and Wilson & Brother v. Grubb. Waldo v. Maters et al. is continued on plaintiff's motion. In James Bell & Co. v. Nesbitt, jury awards plaintiff $60 damages. Logan and Lincoln represent plaintiffs in all four cases.Record.

Thursday, November 24, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln have two cases dismissed and obtain judgment by default in five more. Defendants are ordered to file their answers tomorrow in VanBergen for use of Speed v. Walters et al., in which they appear for Van Bergen. In Lazell v. Francis, attorney for plaintiff files demurrer to defendant's plea. After argument, court orders demurrer overruled.Record.

Friday, November 24, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln obtain two judgments for school commissioners and dismiss nine other cases. People v. Klein & Hosey, charged with fornication and adultery, is continued by order of state's attorney, McDougall. Logan & Lincoln appear for defendants, Joseph Klein and Louisa Hosey, in this case, and for plaintiffs in three others.Record.

Monday, November 24, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes to B. F. James that he believes nomination of Hardin for Governor, made in Pekin paper by James, may benefit Lincoln's candidacy for Congress. It may juggle Hardin out of one office into another to Lincoln's advantage.Abraham Lincoln to Benjamin F. James, 24 November 1845, CW, 1:350-51.

Mrs. Lincoln buys 69¢ worth of clothing material.Irwin Ledger.

Saturday, November 24, 1849.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln purchases $1.50 worth of groceries. Bunn Journal.

Monday, November 24, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

On motion of Lincoln & Herndon, defendant in Porter v. Porter is ruled to answer by first day of next term. Three of their cases are continued. Record.

Wednesday, November 24, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes affidavit of Jacob Bunn, summons and capias in Bunn v. Houghton, assumpsit, Sangamon Circuit Court. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Friday, November 24, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

Order of dismissal in Welk & Sulver v. Carrigan, secured Wednesday, is set aside on Lincoln & Herndon's motion. Maxey v. Fuller & Alvord is tried by jury, which returns verdict of $200 in favor of plaintiff, whom Lincoln & Herndon represent. Batterton v. Willis is tried by court and results in verdict of $3.50 for plaintiff, Lincoln's client. Record.

Saturday, November 24, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln withdraws $37 from his account at Springfield Marine and Fire Insurance Company. Marine Bank Ledger.

Monday, November 24, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

Linder joins prosecution of Anderson case. Most of day is taken up with examination of Doctors Lord and Fowler, physicians who attended Anderson before his death, and conducted post mortem examination. They testify that they found strychnine in stomach of deceased, but give their opinion that death was caused by blow on head. Illinois State Journal, 26 November 1856.

Curtis J. Norton gives Lincoln power of attorney in Hoppin v. Norton et al.Photocopy.

Lincoln writes to Jonathan Haines, Pekin reaper manufacturer, instructing him how to take depositions of witnesses not present. Abraham Lincoln to Jonathan Haines, 24 November 1856, CW, 2:382.

Tuesday, November 24, 1857.+-

Springfield, IL.

Notice for dedimus and interrogatories in Gale v. Morgan County Bank in U.S. Circuit Court, drawn by Lincoln, is served on Stuart and Edwards, plaintiff's attorneys. Files.

Wednesday, November 24, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

Ritta Angelica da Silva, from whom Lincoln took mortgage August 11, 1854 to secure loan of $125, pays obligation in full. Emanuel Hertz, Abraham Lincoln: A New Portrait, 2 vols. (New York: Liveright, 1931), 737.

Thursday, November 24, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

In U.S. Circuit Court Lincoln writes and files notice of interrogatories to be asked defendant in Allen & McGrady v. Illinois River RR. Files.

Saturday, November 24, 1860.+-

Chicago, IL.

Lincoln gives his autograph to George D. Rumsey, son of Mayor Julian S. Rumsey of Chicago. Photocopy.

Lincoln and Hamlin seclude themselves at Lake View, home of Ebenezer Peck, and discuss cabinet business. William E. Baringer, A House Dividing: Lincoln as President Elect (Springfield, IL: Abraham Lincoln Association, 1945), 84.

Sunday, November 24, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President calls conference on "Trent" affair at War Dept. with members of cabinet and several senators. Bates, Telegraph Office, 98.

Consults with Cong. Isaac N. Arnold (Ill.) about conditions in Northwest and what Federal government should do for that section. Arnold to Lincoln, 25 November 1861, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Monday, November 24, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln writes to General Carl Schurz, who questions the wisdom of appointing Democratic generals to high-command positions. Lincoln responds, "I certainly know that if the war fails, the administration fails, and that I will be blamed for it . . . I wish to disparage no one—certainly not those who sympathize with me; but I must say I need success more than I need sympathy, and that I have not seen the so much greater evidence of getting success from my sympathizers, than from those who are denounced as the contrary." Carl Schurz to Abraham Lincoln, 20 November 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Abraham Lincoln to Carl Schurz, 24 November 1862, CW, 5:509-11.

Explains to George S. Boutwell, commissioner of internal revenue, that by oversight "the Eastern Shore counties of Virginia, and some other counties of Hon. Mr. [Cong. Joseph E.] Segar's District, were not classed as loyal in the proclamation of July." Abraham Lincoln to George S. Boutwell, 24 November 1862, CW, 5:507-8.

Writes Maj. Key: "In regard to my dismissal of yourself from the military service, it seems to me you misunderstand me. . . . I bear you no ill will; . . . I am really sorry for the pain the case gives you, but I do not see how, consistently with duty, I can change it." Abraham Lincoln to John J. Key, 24 November 1862, CW, 5:508-9.

Tuesday, November 24, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Sec. Seward confers with President relative to warning Spain not to interfere in Santo Domingo. Monaghan, Diplomat, 344-45.

President is relieved by evening report from Gen. Foster at Cincinnati on fighting at Knoxville. Hay, Letters and Diary; Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, 24 November 1863, CW, 7:30.

Philadelphia News nominates Lincoln for President in 1864. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 24 November 1863, 2d ed., 2:1.

Holds an interview with Judge John A. Bingham of Ohio in the evening. Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 25 November 1863, 2d ed., 2:4.

Thursday, November 24, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President receives letter of resignation from Atty. Gen. Bates. Bates to Lincoln, 24 November 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.