View up to date information on how Illinois is handling the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) from the Illinois Department of Public Health

Results 22 entries found

Tuesday, October 30, 1832.+-

New Salem, IL?

Lincoln and Nelson Alley sign printed form note for $104.87½ [marked in ink No. 13], which reads, "SIX MONTHS after date we or either of us, promise to pay to J. D. HENRY Sheriff of Sangamon County, or order, (for the benefit of the creditors of V. A. Bogue)." ISLA—Photocopy.

Sunday, October 30, 1836.+-

Oakford, IL.

[Lincoln stops overnight at Deer Lick Tavern on his way to survey town of Bath.Statement on sign on site of Deer Lick Tavern.]

Monday, October 30, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and attests Crawford B. Dalby's permission for his daughter Hester Ann to marry Edward H. Tyler.Photocopy.

Wednesday, October 30, 1839.+-

Decatur, IL.

Lincoln wins Nesbitt & Nesbitt v. Shultz when jury finds defendant owes plaintiffs $219 and costs.Record.

Friday, October 30, 1840.+-

Lawrenceville, IL.

It appears from Lincoln's letter of October 31, 1840 that he is in Lawrenceville on this day.Abraham Lincoln to William G. Anderson, 31 October 1840, CW, 1:211.

Saturday, October 30, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Someone, perhaps Lincoln, purchases $2 worth of merchandise from a Springfield store and charges it to Abraham Lincoln's account.Account of Abraham Lincoln (copy), 30 October 1841, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 252, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.

Monday, October 30, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln's account is debited 13¢ for pair of mitts.Irwin Ledger.

Wednesday, October 30, 1844.+-

Rockport, IN.

Lincoln speaks to large audience at court house in evening. He sets forth main arguments for protective tariff. He is followed by the friend of his youth, John Pitcher.(Rockport) Indiana Herald, 1 November 1844; Speech at Rockport, Indiana, 30 October 1844, CW, 1:341-42.

[Mrs. Lincoln's hired girl collects tapes at store, 13¢.Irwin Ledger.]

Thursday, October 30, 1845.+-

Taylorville, IL.

[Logan Circuit Court convenes at Camden (Postville).]

Saturday, October 30, 1847.+-

En route.

[The Lincolns traveled from St. Louis by boat probably to Frankfort, Kentucky. From there Lexington and Ohio Railroad, fore-runner of Louisville and Nashville, ran to Lexington. Journey probably continues through November 2, 1847. John W. Starr, Lincoln and the Railroads: A Biographical Study (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1927), 47.

Monday, October 30, 1848.+-

Metamora, IL.

Lincoln and Dr. A. G. Henry address Whig meeting at one o'clock.Illinois Journal, 27 October 1848.

Wednesday, October 30, 1850.+-

Paris, IL.

In Isaac Ray v. William Cummins, slander, Lincoln, for defendant with Linder, files demurrer. Record.

Saturday, October 30, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln replies more fully to Douglas' speech. "We might go on in a further examination of the speech of Judge Douglas," says Illinois Journal in announcing meeting. "But that matter is in abler hands. . . . A full post mortem examination will take place to-night, at the Court House, under the hands of that skillful operator, ABRAHAM LINCOLN."

Monday, October 30, 1854.+-

Jacksonville, IL and Naples, IL.

Lincoln, on his way to Quincy to speak on behalf of Williams, anti-Nebraska candidate for Congress, writes Yates that as he stopped in Jacksonville he learned that the English in Morgan County were dissatisfied about Know-Nothingism. To remedy this he suggests that copies of letter he encloses be placed in hands of "safe friend" in every precinct having substantial number of foreign citizens. Abraham Lincoln to Richard Yates, 30 October 1854, CW, 2:284.

Tuesday, October 30, 1855.+-

Danville, IL.

Lincoln writes decree of court in Clark v. Hoxworth et al.Photocopy.

Douglas is scheduled to speak before Democratic rally, but illness compels him to break engagement. Lincoln was to have replied. Davis to Rockwell, 27 December 1855, transcript in possession of Mrs. Harry E. Pratt, Springfield, Ill.; Register, 6 November 1855.

Friday, October 30, 1857.+-

Danville, IL.

In Martin v. Underwood, Lincoln writes demurrer, signing "Davis, Harmon & Lincoln." Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Saturday, October 30, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

Supporters host a "grand reception" for Lincoln who has spent much of the month of October away from his hometown. One reporter claims that "never since Sangamon has been a county or Illinois a State, has the centre seen such an outpouring of the people to do a citizen honor. Never, never!" Supporters from Jacksonville and Decatur attend the rally, and participants from Logan and McLean counties, filling up thirty-two train cars, are in Springfield as well. The crowd is "so righteously enthusiastic" that "Speaking was out of the question. Lincoln tried it, and though he held at all times an audience of five thousand or more, something more demonstrative than his convincing and unimpassioned oratory was needed to satisfy the eager crowd." Chicago Daily Press and Tribune (IL), 2 November 1858, 1:3.

In a letter to Edward Lusk of Meredosia, Lincoln denies that he has ever been a member of the Know-Nothing party. Lincoln writes, "I stated in a public speech at Meredosia, that I am not, nor ever have been, connected with the party called the Know-Nothing party, or party calling themselves the American party." Abraham Lincoln to Edward Lusk, 30 October 1858, CW, 3:333.

Tuesday, October 30, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Jesse Atwood, Philadelphia portrait painter, is working on Lincoln's portrait. Illinois State Journal, 26 October 1860, 1 November 1860.

Wednesday, October 30, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Gen. McClellan at White House for conference. McClellan to Lincoln, 31 October 1861, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Willie Lincoln writes poem eulogizing late Colonel Edward D. Baker. National Republican (Washington, DC), 4 November 1861, 1:1.

"Believing there is no law conferring the power upon me to appoint" chaplains at hospitals, Lincoln thinks fit to write Rev. F. M. Magrath, "that if you will voluntarily enter upon, and perform the appropriate duties of such position, I will recommend that Congress make compensation therefor at the same rate as Chaplains in the army are compensated." Abraham Lincoln to F. M. Magrath, 30 October 1861, CW, 5:8-9.

Thursday, October 30, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President sends congratulations to Frederic, Grand Duke of Baden, on marriage of Princess Leopoldine of Baden. Abraham Lincoln to Frederic, Grand Duke of Baden, 30 October 1862, CW, 5:482-83.

Friday, October 30, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln interviews George I. Bergen, former resident of Springfield, Ill., and directs him to Gen. Stoneman. Abraham Lincoln to George Stoneman, 30 October 1863, CW, 6:551.

President and Mrs. Lincoln visit Ford's Theatre on occasion of Maggie Mitchell's penultimate performance of Fanchon, the Cricket. Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 31 October 1863, 2d ed., 2:2; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 31 October 1863, 2d ed., 3:1.

Sunday, October 30, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President confers with William Millward, U.S. marshal, eastern district of Pennsylvania, regarding late vote as compared to last election of Gov. Curtin (Pa.). Millward to Lincoln, 7 November 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Telegraphs A. K. McClure: "I would like to hear from you" regarding coming presidential election. Abraham Lincoln to Alexander K. McClure, 30 October 1864, CW, 8:81.