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Friday, April 27, 1832.+-

Beardstown, IL.

Capt. Lincoln draws one axe from quartermaster.Quartermaster's Record, Black Hawk War Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL.

[Contemporary letters indicate that Lincoln's company, like many others, changed its view of war after five days in camp. Little disposition was at first manifested to question governor's call. But lack of discipline and shameful way appointments are made cause many soldiers to believe they are on holiday excursion and not on expedition against hostile Indians.]

Thursday, April 27, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

[McLean Circuit Court opens three-day term. On John T. Stuart's motion, George F. Markley is admitted to practice.Record.

David Davis said Lincoln attended McLean court in 1837. If so, it was probably this term, as he appears to have been in Springfield during Sept. term.Beveridge, Abraham Lincoln, 1:212n.]

Saturday, April 27, 1839.+-

En route to Springfield, IL.

Lincoln meets Dr. Felix Regnier, New Salem physician, on road between Rushville and Beardstown. They talk of John Rowan Herndon of Adams County, formerly of New Salem. Dr. Regnier later misquotes conversation, and on June 11, 1839 Lincoln writes Herndon what he said to Regnier.Abraham Lincoln to John Rowan Herndon, 11 June 1839, CW, 1:150-51.

[See June 11, 1839.]

Tuesday, April 27, 1841.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Lincoln, for defendant, William Rhodes, indicted October 6, 1840 for assault with intent to kill, files demurrer in People v. Rhodes. Demurrer is sustained, and his client goes free.Record.

Wednesday, April 27, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

As part of a settlement in the bankruptcy case of In re Torrey, Lincoln draws up an agreement between F. L. King, Turner R. King, Thomas Moffett, and William Butler for paying the debts of J. Torrey & Company.Document Drawn for Joseph Torrey and F. L. King to William Butler and Thomas Moffett, 27 April 1842, CW, 1:286-87.

Thursday, April 27, 1843.+-

Clinton, IL.

DeWitt Circuit Court opens two-day session. On motion of plaintiff, scire facias is awarded and case continued in Lincoln v. Turner & Turner.Record.

Monday, April 27, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Livingston Circuit Court meets for one day at Pontiac.]

Friday, April 27, 1849.+-

Springfield, IL.

[DeWitt Circuit Court convened in Clinton yesterday.]

Tuesday, April 27, 1852.+-

Mount Pulaski, IL.

[In Lincoln's absence, someone, probably his co-counsel David A. Smith, files a public notice in the Sangamon County Circuit Court case of Gilman et al. v. Hamilton et al., in which Lincoln and Smith represent plaintiffs Winthrop S. Gilman and Grundy H. Blackburn. In the public notice, Lincoln and Smith explain to the case's non-resident defendants that "an amended bill in Chancery has been this day exhibited and filed against them." Lincoln and Smith state further that the defendants "are hereby notified to plead answer or demur in the premises, or said amended bill will be taken pro confesso against them." Illinois Daily Journal (Springfield), 1 May 1852, 3:2; Decree, 3 September 1852, Gilman et al. v. Hamilton et al., Record L, 535-36, Sangamon County Circuit Court, Illinois Regional Archives Depository, University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL .


Wednesday, April 27, 1853.+-

Metamora, IL.

Jennings v. Woodford County, Illinois, appeal from assessment for right of way, is tried by jury, which finds for plaintiff and awards $105 damages. Lincoln writes court order. Record.

Monday, April 27, 1857.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes agreement filed in Correll et al. v. McDaniel et al., signing "Conkling, Lincoln & Herndon for defts for whom they have filed answer." Photocopy.

Tuesday, April 27, 1858.+-

Danville, IL.

Lincoln is attending Vermilion Circuit Court, which convened Monday. CW, 2:445.****

Wednesday, April 27, 1859.+-

Urbana, IL.

Lincoln calls on editor of "Central Illinois Gazette" in West Urbana (Champaign), who notes visit: "We had the pleasure of introducing to the hospitalities of our sanctum a few days since the Hon. Abraham Lincoln. Few men can make an hour pass away more agreeably." Central Illinois Gazette, in Illinois State Journal, 12 May 1859; J. W. Scroggs to Herndon, 3 October 1866, William H. Herndon Papers, Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.

In court Lincoln writes praecipe and answer of guardian ad litem in Mary Ann Hillman v. heirs of Oliver Hillman, petition for partition. Photocopy.

[Mrs. Lincoln buys more sewing materials at Smith's. Pratt, Personal Finances, 156.]

Friday, April 27, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln annotates defendants' answer in Roberts v. Stuart & Edwards, Sangamon Circuit Court case. Record.

Saturday, April 27, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President authorizes suspension of writ of habeas corpus along line of troop movements between Philadelphia and Washington. National Intelligencer, 17 July 1861; Abraham Lincoln to Winfield Scott, 27 April 1861, CW, 4:347.

Extends blockade to ports of North Carolina and Virginia. Baltimore Sun, 30 April 1861; Proclamation of Blockade, 27 April 1861, CW, 4:346-47.

Seventh New York Regiment band serenades presidential family and friends on south lawn of Executive Mansion. National Republican (Washington, DC), 29 April 1861, 3:2; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 29 April 1861, 3:1.

Lincoln talks of war with Carl Schurz, whom he appoints minister to Spain. Hay, Letters and Diary.

Lincoln, Sec. Cameron, and Gen. Scott are in War Dept., in Chief Clerk John P. Sanderson's room, when David H. Bates reports there to serve in telegraph office. Bates, Telegraph Office, 25-26.

Sunday, April 27, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President and several senators examine hammock tent pitched in front of Capitol. Philadelphia News, 28 April 1862.

During night session of cabinet Sec. Stanton and Gen. Wadsworth accuse Gen. McClellan of failing to protect Washington. Thomas Harry Williams, Lincoln and the Radicals (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1941), 128.

President Lincoln writes to eleven-year-old Luella P. "Lulu" Waldron, who is the daughter of Provost Marshal George P. Waldron, of the Dakota Territory. Lulu Waldron sent Lincoln some shirt "studs" made from a clay-based stone. He writes, "My Dear Young Friend Allow me to express to you my very sincere thanks for your kindness in sending me those elegant studs of Pipestone." Abraham Lincoln to Lulu Waldron, 27 April 1862, CW, 5:200.

Monday, April 27, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Gov. Thomas Carney (Kans.) sees President, requests removal of Col. James M. Williams, and complains of interference by Gen. James G. Blunt in election at Leavenworth, Kans. Abraham Lincoln to James H. Lane, 27 April 1863, CW, 6:188.

Sec. Welles delivers his letter on subject of captured mails to President. Welles, Diary.

At 3:30 P.M. Lincoln telegraphs Gen. Hooker: "How does it look now?" Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker, 27 April 1863, CW, 6:188.

Wednesday, April 27, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President interviews Gen. Solomon Meredith relative to dismissal of Lt. Samuel H. Meredith, his son. DNA—WR RG 107, Off. Sec. War, Orders and Endorsements, BB 14/2656.

Delivers commission as major general to Gen. Blair at White House. Clarence E. Macartney, Lincoln and His Cabinet (New York: Scribner, 1931), 288.

Confers with former Cong. Riddle (Ohio), ready to assume duties as consul at Mantazas, Cuba. Albert G. Riddle, Recollections of War Times: Reminiscences of Men and Events in Washington, 1860-1865 (New York: Putnam, 1895), 266-67.

Writes endorsement for Herman [J.] Huidekoper, of Pennsylvania: "I know nothing of the young man within named, except by hearsay, which is all in his favor. His brother Lt-Col. [Henry S.] Huidekoper, who lost an arm at Gettysburg, I do know, and for his sake I would be very glad for the advancement of the young man." Endorsement Concerning Herman Huidekoper, 27 April 1864, CW, 7:317.

Congratulates Gov. Murphy (Ark.) on successful organization of state government. Abraham Lincoln to Isaac Murphy, 27 April 1864, CW, 7:318.

Reviews 36 courtmartial cases. CW, 8:540.