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Friday, December 1, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln file declaration in Vance v. Kilgore et al. in U.S. Circuit Court. Plaintiff, Joseph Vance, declares defendants are indebted to John W. Vance on two notes for $150 each and about $150 interest. Record.

Lincoln writes more papers in Todd v. Ware and signs his father-in-law's name. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Monday, December 4, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan, for Logan & Lincoln for appellant, files answer in Blue v. Allen et ux. (SC).Record.

Tuesday, December 5, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

In U.S. Circuit Court, on motion of Logan & Lincoln, attorneys for plaintiff in Vance v. Kilgore et al., defendants are ruled to plead tomorrow.Record.

Wednesday, December 6, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln win Vance v. Kilgore et al. when defendants default. Plaintiff is awarded $1,765.66.Record.

Thursday, December 7, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Moore v. Nelson & Ashworth, ejectment case begun in U.S. Circuit Court December 12, 1842, is continued. Logan & Lincoln appear for plaintiff, and Baker and Bledsoe for defendants.Record.

Lincoln's account is charged 88¢ for seven yards of calico, bought by hired girl.Irwin Ledger.

Friday, December 8, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln is present at taking of depositions of Ninian W. Edwards and Erastus Wright in Todd v. Ware.Emanuel Hertz, Abraham Lincoln: A New Portrait, 2 vols. (New York: Liveright, 1931), 542-43.

He writes "true copy" of court order in William A. Butler et al. v. John C. Butler et al.Photocopy.

Lincoln buys 88¢ worth of merchandise.Irwin Ledger.

Saturday, December 9, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln draws up affidavit and exhibit in Todd v. Ware, chancery suit. Upon this affidavit and exhibit, in connection with pleadings, exhibits, and depositions, Logan & Lincoln for complainant move court to rule defendant to file, or produce instanter notes mentioned in pleas.Record.

Sunday, December 10, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln probably spends day conferring with Whig leaders in preparation for state convention to be held Monday and Tuesday. Delegations arrive from Cook, Winnebago, Jo Daviess, Gallatin, White, Edwards, and Vermilion counties.Missouri Republican, 13 December 1843.

Monday, December 11, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Whig state convention meets at noon in state house, Archibald Williams of Quincy is elected president. Lincoln is chosen one of nine presidential electors. In evening Hall of Representatives is packed to hear speeches by Brown of Vermilion, Smith of Cook, Powers of McLean, Bond of Clinton, Linder of Coles, and Baker of Sangamon.Alton Telegraph, 16 December 1843.

Tuesday, December 12, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Whig convention continues all day. In evening addresses are made by Lincoln, Dixon, and Browning. Alton Telegraph, 16 December 1843; Burlington (Iowa) Hawkeye, 28 December 1843.

Wednesday, December 13, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Davenport et al. v. People for use of Rock Island County Commissioners (SC), is dismissed by appellants on agreement of parties. Logan & Lincoln appear for appellants.Record.

Thursday, December 14, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Hall v. Perkins (SC), appeal from Tazewell, is argued before court by Baker and Bledsoe for appellant, Leonard and Brayman for appellee, and submitted. Lincoln's name is on record as one of counsel, so it is probable he is present.Record.

(On February 10, 1844, judgment is reversed and case remanded.5 Ill. 548.)

Lincoln writes memorandum in Todd v. Ware.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Friday, December 15, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Mety & Allen v. Wolff & Hoppe (SC), appeal from Macon County, defendants are ruled to join in error by 18th. Same ruling is made in Bruce v. Truett, appeal from Jo Daviess County.Record.

Monday, December 18, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

On Brayman's motion, cases of Mety & Allen v. Wolff & Hoppe, and Bruce v. Truett are reversed by Supreme Court for failure of defendants to join in error as ordered.Record.

Lincoln draws up affidavit and praecipe in Spear v. Lowry. David Spear sues to recover horse, three cows, and three calves.Photocopy.

Lincoln's account is charged 70¢ for coat binding procured by his tailor Biddle for Lincoln's suit. He deposits $35 cash, and takes home 70¢ worth of merchandise.Irwin Ledger.

Tuesday, December 19, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln files motion to dismiss Robinson v. Cheseldine & Nye (SC), appeal from Brown County, because there was no final lower court decree. On motion of Logan, and by consent, order for reversal given Monday in Bruce v. Truett is set aside and errors joined.Record.

Thursday, December 21, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes agreement of parties for deposition to be used as evidence in McDonald v. Fithian and Juneau (SC) and signs for latter, his clients.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Friday, December 22, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Favor & Palmer v. Marlett (SC), appeal from Kane County, involving competency of witnesses, is continued by consent. Lincoln and Dickey represent plaintiffs and Peters defendant.Record.

Tuesday, December 26, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

On motion of plaintiff, defendant is ruled to join in error by tomorrow in Blue v. Allen et ux. (SC), appeal from Livingston County. Logan & Lincoln appear for plaintiff in error.Record.

Wednesday, December 27, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln win Blue v. Allen et ux. when court reverses judgment for want of joinder in error. Logan enters appearance of defendant in Lockridge v. Foster et al. (SC), chancery case appealed from Sangamon.Record.

Mrs. Lincoln buys "domestic" for 25¢.Irwin Ledger.

Friday, December 29, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Whigs of Springfield have given up plan of electing Lincoln governor and are urging Hardin to become Whig candidate. G. T. M. Davis to J. J. Hardin, 29 December 1843, John J. Hardin Papers, Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL.]

Saturday, December 30, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln join in error for defendant in Lockridge v. Foster et al.Record.

Lincoln's banker-merchant, Robert Irwin, credits him with $15 paid in by "Watts," and $10.50 for six months' interest on $175. Irwin charges his account $9.50 to pay for purchases of Biddle, tailor, in Lincoln's behalf.Irwin Ledger.