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Saturday, July 7, 1832.+-

En route to White Water River.

Indians fire on camp, wounding soldier. Black Hawk is believed in camp in the fork of White Water and Rock. In search of ford, Gen. Atkinson advances up White Water over difficult and almost impassable route some 10 miles, and camps.IHi—BHWC, Johnston Journal, Atkinson to Adj. Gen. Roger Jones, 19 November 1832; Journal of Ninevah Shaw, Photocopy.

Saturday, July 7, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

Douglas, prosecuting attorney, files reasons why People v. Truett should not be continued. Defendant by Logan and Lincoln files amended affidavit setting out materiality of witnesses named. Arguments are heard and court takes time. Defendant in Wright et al. v. Adams asks leave to withdraw assignment of judgment filed as exhibit.Record.

Lincoln writes and signs joinders to demurrers in McNair v. Adams.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, July 7, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln and Urquhart appear in Supreme Court for plaintiff in error in England v. Clark, assumpsit action from Menard County. Lincoln writes assignment of errors. Urquhart moves that supersedeas be granted, which is allowed following morning. Record.

Lincoln writes bill for divorce in Gentry v. Gentry, Sangamon Circuit Court case.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Thursday, July 7, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

In People ex rel. Duncan v. Thorn (SC), Lincoln files answer to rule made July 16, 1841, to return fee bills and executions for cost mentioned in plaintiff's affidavit, and case is submitted.Record.

Sunday, July 7, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes to John W. Vance of Danville concerning collection of judgment Lincoln won for him in Vance v. Kilgore December 1, 1843.Abraham Lincoln to John W. Vance, 7 July 1844, CW, 1:340.

Wednesday, July 7, 1847.+-

Chicago, IL.

Resolutions to print and circulate proceedings are adopted and Executive Committee appointed to present its views to Congress. After speech by Edward Bates, presiding officer, convention adjourns. In afternoon "committee of the whole," with Horace Greeley in chair, adopts resolution advocating construction of railroad to Pacific. Robert Fergus, comp., Fergus' Historical Series, No. 18: Chicago River and Harbor Convention (Chicago: Fergus Printing Company, 1882).

Sunday, July 7, 1850.+-

Chicago, IL.

"Hon. A. Lincoln of Springfield arrived in town . . . to attend to duties in the U.S. Dist. Court now in session in this city." Chicago Journal, 8 July 1850.

Monday, July 7, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys 50¢ pair of suspenders. Irwin Journal.

[U.S. Circuit Court convenes at Springfield, Judge McLean presiding. Judge Drummond has not arrived. Register, 8 July 1851.]

Wednesday, July 7, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln files defendants' pleas in answer to declarations filed by Logan July 5, 1852. In first case he alleges discharge of defendants from all debts by decree of bankruptcy. In second he alleges payment to prior assignee. Record.

Whig state convention meets at state house in afternoon and Whig ratification meeting is held in evening. Illinois Journal, 8 July 1852, 9 July 1852.

Thursday, July 7, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

In margin of record book Lincoln writes partial release of mortgage he took from Daniel E. Ruckel August 15, 1851: "In consideration of Daniel E. Ruckel having perfected the title to the other parcel of ground included in the mortgage I do hereby release . . . Lots Nine, ten, eleven and twelve, in Block Three in Allen's Addition to Springfield." Book GG, 440; Release of Mortgage Taken from Daniel E. Ruckel, 7 July 1853, CW, 2:201.

Saturday, July 7, 1855.+-

Chicago, IL.

[Sometime during session of U.S. courts in Chicago Lincoln goes to Rockford, where he studies reaper manufactured by Manny & Co. He has been retained for defense in McCormick v. Manny & Co., and during June had interview with P. H. Watson, prominent patent lawyer of Washington, DC, in regard to case. Abraham Lincoln to Peter H. Watson, 23 July 1855, CW, 2:314-15.]

Monday, July 7, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL?

Lincoln has Obed Lewis make minor repairs (25¢) on his buggy. Obed Lewis Account Books.

He writes David Davis deploring defeat of Leonard Swett of Bloomington for Congress, and nomination of Owen Lovejoy. Photocopy.

Tuesday, July 7, 1857.+-

Chicago, IL.

U.S. Circuit Court convenes with Judges McLean and Drummond on bench. Chicago Democrat reports that "Honorables O. M. Hatch, Secretary of State, Jesse K. Dubois, State Auditor, Senator Trumbull, A. Lincoln, W. H. Bailhache, of the Springfield Journal, and other notables, are at the Tremont House."

Wednesday, July 7, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

Emmitt v. Barret is submitted to court on Lincoln's demurrer, and court considers. Record.

Lincoln writes to influential U.S. Senator John J. Crittenden, of Kentucky, regarding Crittenden's supposed support of Lincoln's opponent in the U.S. Senate race, Stephen A. Douglas. Lincoln writes, "I do not believe the story, but still it gives me some uneasiness. . . . You have no warmer friends than here in Illinois . . . When I tell you this, make such allowance as you think just for my position, which, I doubt not, you understand. Nor am I fishing for a letter on the other side. Even if such could be had, my judgment is that you would better be hands off! Please drop me a line; and if your purposes are as I hope they are not, please let me know. The confirmation would pain me much, but I should still continue your friend and admirer." Abraham Lincoln to John J. Crittenden, 7 July 1858, CW, 2:483-84.

Thursday, July 7, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

In two more cases in U.S. Court, Bischof & March v. Day, and Bischof & March v. Harrison, Lincoln has defendants ruled to plead by July 8, 1859. Record.

Mrs. Lincoln buys two boys' hats, pair of boys' gaiters, handkerchiefs, and thread at Smith's. Pratt, Personal Finances, 157.

Sunday, July 7, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Robert L. Wilson (one of "long nine" in Illinois Legislature with Lincoln) visits President and declines captaincy, but receives appointment as paymaster. Rufus R. Wilson, ed., Intimate Memories of Lincoln (Elmira, NY: Primavera Press, 1942), 26.

Marshal Lamon reports to President on conditions at Gen. Patterson's headquarters. N.Y. Times, 8 July 1861.

Lincoln and Sec. Seward spend two hours at Navy Yard. Extracts from Dahlgren Diary, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Former Lt. Gov. Koerner (Ill.) and friends from Illinois spend three hours with Lincoln in evening: "I learned a great many things; for Lincoln is naively open-hearted." T. J. McCormack, ed., Memoirs of Gustave Koerner, 1809-1896, 2 vols. (Cedar Rapids, IA: The Torch Press, 1909), 2:153-54.

Monday, July 7, 1862.+-

En route.

President and military party leave Washington aboard U.S.S. "Ariel" at early hour to visit Gen. McClellan with Army of Potomac at Harrison's Landing, Va. Nicolay to Bates, 13 July 1862, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; N.Y. Tribune, 10 July 1862.

Tuesday, July 7, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln at telegraph office in morning receives Gen. Grant's dispatch announcing capture of Vicksburg, Miss. Bates, Telegraph Office, 156; Abraham Lincoln to Henry W. Halleck, [7 July 1863], CW, 6:319.

Vice President Hamlin and Senators from Maine confer with President and urge better New England coastal defense against piratical depredations of enemy. Abraham Lincoln to Gideon Welles, 7 July 1863, CW, 6:320-21.

At cabinet meeting President appears despondent because Gen. Meade has lingered at Gettysburg. At 12:40 P.M. Sec. Welles gives President telegram from Acting Rear Adm. David D. Porter [for retroactive promotion see December 8, 1863] announcing surrender of Vicksburg on July 4, 1863. Welles, Diary.

In evening, upon learning of the Union Army's victory at Vicksburg, Mississippi, "a procession with bands of music proceed[s] to the Executive Mansion." A newspaper reports, "a crowd enthusiastically cheered the President, [who] . . . appeared at an upper window." Lincoln remarks that it is fitting that the Vicksburg victory occurred on the "Fourth of July just passed," when defeat came to "those who opposed the declaration that all men are created equal." Lincoln "praise[s] . . . the many brave officers and soldiers who have fought in the cause of the Union." Response to a Serenade, 7 July 1863, CW, 6:319-20; New York Daily Tribune (NY), 8 July 1863, 5:3; The New York Times (NY), 8 July 1863, 8:1-2; Daily Morning Chronicle (Washington, D.C.), 8 July 1863, 2:2-3.

Thursday, July 7, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President, in obedience to concurrent resolution of Congress, proclaims first Thursday of August next as day of national humiliation and prayer. Proclamation of a Day of Prayer, 7 July 1864, CW, 7:431-32; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 8 July 1864, 2d ed., Extra, 2:2.

Inquires of Sec. Stanton : "Please tell me what is there of the Maryland matter?" reported as infamous designs to "gobble up" money intended for Negro volunteers. Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 7 July 1864, CW, 7:432-33.

Meets with Charles Kappes of the 72nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry regarding his absence from his regiment. Lincoln writes a letter ordering Kappes to return to his regiment "free from arrest; and on condition that he faithfully serve until honorably discharged, or during his full term of enlistment, he is pardoned for any presumed desertion heretofore committed." Pardon of Charles Kappes, 7 July 1864, box 198, Record Group 94: General Records of the Adjutant General's Office, Entry 409: Correspondence, 1800-1947, Records of Divisions of the Adjutant General's Office, Enlisted Branch, 1848-1889, Letters Received, 1862-1889, National Archives Building, Washington, DC.