Results 15 entries found

Saturday, April 1, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Menard County Whig convention at Petersburg instructs its two delegates, Martin S. Morris and George U. Miles, to vote first for Lincoln and second for Hardin at district convention.Sangamo Journal, 13 April 1843.]

Wednesday, April 5, 1843.+-

Tremont, IL.

In Tazewell Circuit Court, May v. Greene & Loose is continued. Logan & Lincoln appear for W. L. May, former Whig leader in Springfield, now operating ferry at Peoria. Greene is brother of William G. Greene, clerk with Lincoln in Offutt store at New Salem. Suit involves ownership of strip of land along river patented by defendants and claimed by May as included in his prior patent.Record.

Friday, April 7, 1843.+-

Tremont, IL.

Lincoln writes, and mails to Pekin, bill for $1,610 for John H. Harris, re pork packing business. Bill is filed in Probate Court in estate papers of Harlan Hatch.Photocopy.

Monday, April 10, 1843.+-

Tremont, IL.

Lincoln writes and files defendant's affidavit in Scott v. Davenport.Photocopy.

Wednesday, April 12, 1843.+-

En route to Versailles, IL.

Thursday, April 13, 1843.+-

Versailles, IL.

On opening day of two-day term of Woodford Circuit Court, Lincoln appears for defendant and Gridley for plaintiff in Boggs v. Rathbone. Court orders judgment of court below affirmed for $20. Record.

At evening Whig meeting, delegate to district convention is instructed to vote for Hardin for Congress.Hardin to James Berdan, 15 April 1843, John J. Hardin Papers, Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL.

Friday, April 14, 1843.+-

Versailles, IL.

Tucker v. Williams is dismissed by agreement. Lincoln appears for defendant. He draws up affidavit of defendant in Wilkins v. Tucker. He writes Martin S. Morris that he has heard E. D. Baker has been trying to get Menard delegates, instructed for Lincoln, to vote for him.Record; Abraham Lincoln to Martin S. Morris, 14 April 1843, CW, 1:321-22.

Saturday, April 15, 1843.+-

Versailles, IL.

James C. Conkling, in letter to his wife from Bloomington on 18th, says he reached Bloomington Monday afternoon, April 17, 1843 and "found Lincoln desperately homesick and turning his head frequently towards the south." Evidently he remains away from Springfield over week end.ISLA—Conkling Mss.

Sunday, April 16, 1843.+-

Versailles, IL and En route to Bloomington, IL.

[Trip to Bloomington from Versailles, approximately 40 miles, is probably made Sunday.]

Monday, April 17, 1843.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Lincoln attends opening of six-day term of McLean Court. [Springfield elects Whig mayor and aldermen pledged to pay third installment of $16,666.66 due state on $50,000 promised in 1837 when capital was moved to Springfield.Alton Telegraph, 22 April 1843.]

Tuesday, April 18, 1843.+-

Bloomington, IL.

In Scott v. Davenport, Lincoln writes oath taken by three arbitrators, and writes affidavit of Bailey H. Coffey, justice of peace, that he has administered oath.Photocopy.

Friday, April 21, 1843.+-

Bloomington, IL.

In Harkness et al. v. Davis, court gives leave to file depositions, and case is continued.Record.

Monday, April 24, 1843.+-

Bloomington, IL.

[Livingston County Circuit Court holds one-day session.]

Thursday, April 27, 1843.+-

Clinton, IL.

DeWitt Circuit Court opens two-day session. On motion of plaintiff, scire facias is awarded and case continued in Lincoln v. Turner & Turner.Record.

Friday, April 28, 1843.+-

Clinton, IL.

On motion of Lincoln, complainant's attorney, Peter v. Martin et al. is continued.Record.