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Saturday, November 3, 1838.+-

Jacksonville, IL.

[Editorial, perhaps written by Lincoln, appears in Sangamo Journal excusing western Whigs for overlooking Henry Clay and Daniel Webster as favorite for presidential nomination because their "fame is already immortal" and "come weal, come woe, their names will never be forgotten, so long as Cicero, Pitt and our immortal Washington shall be remembered." Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 3 November 1838, 2:1; Albert J. Beveridge, Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858, 2 vols. (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1928), 1:270.]

Monday, November 5, 1838.+-

Jacksonville, IL.

[Cass Circuit Court does not convene for fall term.Record.]

Thursday, November 8, 1838.+-

Jacksonville, IL.

[First eight miles of track are completed on Northern Cross Railroad running east out of Meredosia. First locomotive west of Alleghenies and north of Ohio River makes trial trip with ceremony.IHi—Journal, XXVIII, 6.]

Monday, November 12, 1838.+-

Rushville, IL.

Attorneys in publicized case of Wright et al. v. Adams appear in Schuyler Circuit Court, change of venue from Sangamon, and agree to continuance to next term.Record.

Monday, November 26, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln records in firm fee book receipt of $109.29 from Harlan & White, part payment on note for $317.03 placed in their hands for collection by Jacob Forsyth & Co., Pittsburgh merchants. Seven other notes totaling $2,522.48 are being collected.Stuart & Lincoln fee book; Letter book of Robert Irwin & Co.

Tuesday, November 27, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

American House, considered finest three story brick hotel west of Alleghenies, is opened with brilliant dinner attended by 200 guests. No guest list is given, but it is likely that Lincoln attends.Sangamo Journal, 1 December 1838.

Friday, November 30, 1838-Saturday, December 1, 1838.+-

Friday, November 30, 1838-Saturday, December 1, 1838.