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Friday, November 29, 1833.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln and Bowling Green witness deed given by Silas Watkins to Charles Bell. Watkins deeds Bell 40-acre tract located five miles west of New Salem, for which Bell pays $150. Sangamon County Deed Book G, 230, Illinois Regional Archives Depository, University of Illinois Springfield.

Friday, November 29, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

Article in Sangamo Journal on Douglas' pretensions to Stuart's seat in Congress is probably from Lincoln's pen. He files report for complainant, John W. Patterson, in Patterson et al. v. Casey et al., and case is continued, along with Trotter v. Arnold & Fairchild.Record.

Lincoln writes answer of J. A. Brown filed in State Bank of Illinois v. Quinton et al.Photocopy.

Chicago American of November 29, 1839 notices Lincoln's labors on stump.

Monday, November 29, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

On Lincoln's motion, defendant is ruled to answer Tuesday in chancery suit of Miller v. Freeman & Freeman.Record.

Lincoln deposits $40 cash into his account with a Springfield merchant.Account (copy), 29 November 1841, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 252, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.

Tuesday, November 29, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

On motion of Logan & Lincoln, defendant in McConnell et al. v. Rape is ruled to file his answer in 50 days, and on filing replication, leave is granted either party to take depositions. Defendant files his plea in North & Bassett v. State Bank of Illinois. Logan & Lincoln appear for plaintiffs and Thomas for defendant. They win Lazell v. Francis.Record; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, November 29, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Injunction in Sparks v. Bird & Bird is made perpetual. Todd v. Ware is submitted to court on bill, amended bill, answer, replication, and exhibit to be heard during vacation. Gentry v. Gentry, petition for divorce, is dismissed. Sixteen cases are continued. Logan & Lincoln appear for plaintiff in each case. Wright et al. v. Adams, filed June 22, 1837, which led to Lincoln's argument with James Adams, is abated, defendant having died.Record.

Friday, November 29, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Circuit Court, complainant is given leave to amend his bill inHay v. Bryan et al. Court upholds Lincoln's exceptions to depositions taken by defendants. Case is continued. Logan & Lincoln win Dormady v. Latham et al. when defendants default. Logan & Lincoln file plaintiff's declaration in Napier v. Wooldridge in U.S. Circuit Court.Record.

Thursday, November 29, 1849.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes reply to answer in Eckel v. Warnick, and mails to J. S. Post, Decatur, with whom he is associated in case. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln buys wall lamp for $3.50. Bunn Journal.

Friday, November 29, 1850.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln files defendant's pleas in Gross v. Calhoun & Barrett, action for debt. Record.

Saturday, November 29, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

In "Illinois Journal" Lincoln's name heads list of leading Whigs who call convention to meet in Springfield December 22, 1851. Call for Whig Convention, 29 November 1851, CW, 2:113-14.

Circuit Court finds pro forma for plaintiffs in Lincoln's two Sangamon & Alton cases, last before court September 2, 1851, and assesses railroad's damages at $1,350 and $1.75 respectively. Defendants are allowed appeals to Supreme Court. Three other Lincoln & Herndon cases are dismissed. Record.

Lincoln writes court judgment in Alton & Sangamon RR v. Klein. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

He deposits $9.57 in his bank account. Irwin Journal.

Mrs. Lincoln buys calico and "Swiss" at John Williams' store. Pratt, Personal Finances, 145.

Monday, November 29, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

In margin of record book opposite Cantrall mortgage of November 28, 1851, Lincoln writes: "Satisfied in full, this 29th day of November 1852. Witness my hand and seal. A. Lincoln." Book HH, 148; Endorsement on Mortgage from Thomas Cantrall and Elizabeth Cantrall, 29 November 1852, CW, 2:162.

Tuesday, November 29, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Herndon win assumpsit suit, Johnson v. McMullen, when jury finds for plaintiff in amount of $200. In Williamson v. Williamson their client is granted divorce because of husband's habitual drunkenness. In Lovelock v. Sangamon County, appeal, before court June 18, 1853, their client is awarded $50 damages. Motions or pleas are filed in three other cases. Record.

Wednesday, November 29, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

After disposal of few cases in court, B. S. Edwards announces death of Charles R. Welles, member of bar. Court adjourns, and bar meets in court room. Conkling, Stuart, and Lincoln are appointed committee to bring in resolutions of condolence. Conkling reports resolutions, and meeting adjourns. Record; Resolutions on the Death of Charles R. Welles, 29 November 1854, CW, 2:289-90.

Saturday, November 29, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

Not until 9:00 P.M. are arguments in Anderson trial concluded. Logan closes for defense, Linder for prosecution. After deliberating several hours, jury brings in verdict of not guilty. Illinois State Journal, 28 November 1856, 1 December 1856.

Sunday, November 29, 1857.+-

Chicago, IL.

Lincoln talks politics with Norman B. Judd, stating that he thinks Douglas is losing ground in northern Illinois. Judd to Trumbull, 30 November 1857, Lyman Trumbull Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Thursday, November 29, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

"Quite a number of country people were in town, and paid their respects to the President-elect. Mr. Lincoln, like the rest of Anglo-American mankind, feasted on a roast turkey, and having special cause to thank his Maker, attended Divine service." He has long interview with George Fogg of Republican National Committee. N.Y. Tribune, 1 December 1860.

Friday, November 29, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President reads part of Annual Message at cabinet meeting. Bates, Diary.

Writes Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase on behalf of William Johnson: "If you can find him the place [I] shall really be obliged." [Placed in Treasury Dept.] Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, 29 November 1861, CW, 5:33.

Secretary of State William H. Seward introduces Admiral Renaud and Captain C. Marquis de Montaignac of the French fleet to the President. National Republican (Washington, DC), 2 December 1861, 2:2.

Receives an estimated 50 letters per week from officers of European armies offering their services to government. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 29 November 1861, 1:2.

Saturday, November 29, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Sen. Browning (Ill.) at White House for long talk about war conditions and elections. Browning, Diary.

Lincoln writes to Attorney General Edward Bates regarding a communication from Missouri's provisional Governor Hamilton R. Gamble. Gamble asked Lincoln whether the state or the federal government controls the troops that Gamble "raised." Lincoln writes, "Instead of settling one dispute by deciding the question, I should merely furnish a nest full of eggs for hatching new disputes." Lincoln concludes, "[T]he offer of the Secretary of War to let Gov. Gamble make vacancies, and he, the Secretary, to ratify the making of them, ought to be satisfactory." Hamilton R. Gamble to Abraham Lincoln, 31 October 1861; Hamilton R. Gamble to Henry W. Halleck, October 1862; Hamilton R. Gamble to Abraham Lincoln, 17 November 1862, all in Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Abraham Lincoln to Edward Bates, 29 November 1862, CW, 5:515-16.

Sunday, November 29, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

"President Lincoln is much better to-day, and will be able to resume his office duties to-morrow or next day." N.Y. Herald, 30 November 1863.

Tuesday, November 29, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President interviews Judge Samuel M. Breckinridge of St. Louis regarding case of Capt. John B. Castleman, Confederate prisoner charged with spying and released without trial on condition that he leave U.S. Abraham Lincoln to Alvin P. Hovey, 29 November 1864, CW, 8:123; Jonathan T. Dorris, Pardon and Amnesty under Lincoln and Johnson: The Restoration of the Confederates to their Rights and Privileges, 1861-1898 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1953), 83-84.

Addresses identical letters to nine governors: "May I renew my request for the exact aggregate vote of your State cast at the late election? My object fails if I do not receive it before Congress meets." Abraham Lincoln to William M. Stone and Others, 29 November 1864, CW, 8:124.