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Friday, January 4, 1833.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln is probably in Springfield at request of T. P. Andrews, paymaster of U.S. Army who is paying Black Hawk War soldiers. "Thecompany officers are requested to attend early on the first day . . . as information not furnished by the Muster Rolls, is, in many cases, required, and absolutely necessary, to insure payments to the companies." Lincoln received about $125 for his services.Sangamo Journal 8 December 1832; Thomas, Lincoln's New Salem, 70.

Thursday, January 10, 1833.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln and James Duncan witness two deeds from George Warburton to Hezekiah King of St. Louis. Warburton sells for $300 his interest in town of Petersburg "consisting of lots with the building thereon," and for $500 a 152-acre tract near Petersburg. Sangamon County Deed Book F, 433-34, Illinois Regional Archives Depository, University of Illinois Springfield.

Saturday, January 12, 1833.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln writes for James Rutledge bill to James Odham for board and horse feed while Odham carried mail for year (1830-31), at $27.00 Bill is signed by James Rutledge and attested by Bowling Green.Photocopy.

Tuesday, January 15, 1833.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln draws up and attests mortgage given by William Green, Jr. to Reuben Radford. Green deeds west half of Lot 5, north of Main Street in New Salem to Radford to secure payment of two notes, each for $188.50. Green purchases Radford's store for $400 and pays $23 cash and delivers notes.Mortgage Drawn for William Green, Jr. to Reuben Radford, 15 January 1833, CW, 1:15-16; Record F, 471.

Berry & Lincoln on same day purchase store from Green for $750. They pay $265 cash, and assume payment of two notes of $188.50 each, given by Green to Radford. Berry gives Green horse, saddle, and bridle for remainder.Thomas, Lincoln's New Salem, 70.

Wednesday, January 23, 1833.+-

New Salem, IL.

[While cleaning rifle preparatory to hunting trip, J. Rowan Herndon accidentally discharged it, ball striking his wife in neck, severing one of principal arteries and causing death almost instantly.Sangamo Journal, 25 January 1833.]

Thursday, January 31, 1833.+-

New Salem, IL.

Lincoln and William G. Green sign David Rutledge's bond for $150. Rutledge contracts to convey to Alexander and Martin S. Trent before July 1, 1833 east half of Lot 5 in first survey, New Salem.Photocopy; Bond of David Rutledge, 31 January 1833, CW, 1:16-17.