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Saturday, January 1, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes affidavit for Solomon Goodman, who makes his mark, and swears it before William Lavely, justice of peace. He writes bill of divorce in Goodman v. Goodman. Lincoln deposits $15 cash into his account with a Springfield merchant, and the merchant debits Lincoln's account $2.50 for "Profit & Loss." Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Account (copy), 1 January 1842, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 252, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.

Monday, January 3, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes parting letter to Joshua F. Speed, who is about to move to Kentucky. Knowing that Speed is tormented by doubts about his coming marriage, Lincoln gives him encouragement and begs him to forget "reason" and let love have free rein. "Candidly," he writes, "were not those heavenly black eyes, the whole basis of all your early reasoning on the subject?"Abraham Lincoln to Joshua F. Speed, [3? January 1842], CW, 1:265-66.

Tuesday, January 4, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

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Wednesday, January 5, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Appellant in Grubb v. Crane (SC), bill of review, is ruled to give security for costs by January 8, 1842. Shields & Conkling appear for appellant and Lincoln & Logan for appellee. They lose case when court affirms lower court judgment.Record; 4 Ill. 203.

Saturday, January 8, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Jesse B. Thomas appears for plaintiff in error in Bruce v. Truett (SC). He files record and moves writ of error be made supersedeas. Court considers. Logan & Lincoln are attorneys for defendant.Record.

Monday, January 10, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

At meeting of bar members in Supreme Court room, Lincoln announces death of William J. Gatewood. On his motion, Henry Eddy is chosen chairman. James Shields addresses meeting and offers resolutions of condolence. On motion of Lincoln, meeting adjourns.Sangamo Journal, 14 January 1842.

Tuesday, January 11, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Motion for supersedeas in Bruce v. Truett is denied.Record.

Wednesday, January 12, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and files complaint and praecipe in James Bell & Co. v. Walters. Joshua Speed was partner in trading firm of Bell & Co., plaintiff.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Thursday, January 13, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys $6 worth of merchandise from a Springfield merchant.Account (copy), 13 January 1842, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 252, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.

Friday, January 14, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

On motion of Lincoln and Emmerson, attorneys for appellee in Benedict v. Dellehunt (SC), plaintiff is ruled to file abstracts.Record.

Saturday, January 15, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Logan for plaintiff and Strong and Lamborn for defendant argue Abrams & Klein v. Camp (SC). On January 26, 1842 court reverses lower court judgment. Record; 4 Ill. 290.

Monday, January 17, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Benedict v. Dellehunt is argued by Lamborn for appellant and Lincoln for appellee. Court affirms judgment of lower court. In Hawks v. Lands, appeal from McLean, Jesse B. Thomas, attorney for defendant in error, moves appeal be dismissed, appellant having failed to file record. Lincoln appears for plaintiff in error.Record.

Tuesday, January 18, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

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Friday, January 21, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

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Saturday, January 22, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

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Monday, January 24, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

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Tuesday, January 25, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

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Wednesday, January 26, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

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