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Tuesday, November 4, 1834.+-

Athens, IL.

Lincoln writes and signs with James Strawbridge and Levi Cantrall report as viewers to relocate part of road from Sangamo Town to Athens. "We have made the said relocation on good ground—and believe the same to be necessary and proper." Lincoln's bill is $3 for one day's labor as surveyor and 50 cents for map.IHi—Original; County Commissioners' Record, D, 101-2.

Friday, November 14, 1834.+-

Clary's Grove, IL.

Lincoln and Samuel Hill appraise at $30 two-year-old brown filly taken up by Thomas Dowell at his farm near Clary's Grove.Photocopy.

Wednesday, November 19, 1834.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln and Berry are made parties to judgment obtained in Sangamon Circuit Court by Peter Van Bergen against William G. Green April 29, 1834. On October 11, 1834 Berry turned over horse to Radford at agreed value of $35, and on October 19, 1834 paid balance due Radford, therefore judgment is reduced by order of court to $154 owed to Van Bergen.Record; Thomas, Lincoln's New Salem, 72.

[Lincoln and Berry are unable to pay judgment, and sheriff levies on their personal possessions, including Lincoln's horse, saddle, bridle, and surveying instruments. James Short buys and returns them to Lincoln.Thomas, Lincoln's New Salem, 73-74.]

Saturday, November 22, 1834.+-

Springfield, IL.

Meeting of Sangamon County citizens is held at court house to consider common schools and elect delegates to state education convention, Vandalia, December 5, 1834. Edmund Roberts presides and Henry E. Dummer is secretary. Resolution of Dan Stone favoring common schools is adopted and 11 delegates selected: Lincoln, Stone, Roberts, Stuart, Logan, John Dawson, William Carpenter, J. M. Early, C. R. Matheny, George Forquer, and E. D. Taylor.Sangamo Journal, 29 November 1834.

Friday, November 28, 1834-Saturday, November 29, 1834.+-

Friday, November 28, 1834-Saturday, November 29, 1834.

Lincoln and five members of General Assembly from Sangamon County probably leave Springfield on stage for Vandalia. Stage leaves at 6 A.M. and goes by way of Macoupin Point and Hillsboro. It completes 75-mile journey following afternoon at 4 P.M. Sangamo Journal, 11 January 1834.