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Thursday, June 1, 1843.+-

Taylorville, IL.

Lincoln buys merchandise (75ยข).Irwin Ledger and Journal.

Monday, June 5, 1843.+-

Petersburg, IL.

Menard Circuit Court opens two-day term. Lincoln, attorney for defendants, moves to dismiss appeal in Bale for use of Hurd v. Beekman & Spears, and Short for use of Short v. Short, and similar motion for plaintiff in Walker v. Estill. Waggoner et al. v. Eastep is continued. In Lesure & Bliss v. Menard County, Illinois, change of venue to Sangamon is granted. Lincoln appears for plaintiff in former and for defendant in latter. Record.

Tuesday, June 6, 1843.+-

Petersburg, IL.

Lincoln's motion of yesterday in Bale for use of Hurd v. Beekman & Spears is overruled. Beekman turns bay mare over to plaintiff and Lincoln draws up agreement to call off suit. His motion of yesterday in Short for use of Short v. Short is sustained. Defendant is to have his costs in both courts. Walker v. Estill is dismissed by mutual agreement. He loses appeal case, Lukins v. Moon, and wins Pollard v. Backinstos et al.Record.

In Plunkett & Combs v. Combs et al., Lincoln writes and signs petition, answer of guardian, and court decree. He acts for plaintiff, with Harris, in Cabot v. Regnier, which is continued.Photocopy.

Thursday, June 8, 1843.+-

Petersburg, IL.

[Mason County Circuit Court convenes at Havana for two-day term.]

Friday, June 9, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Meeting of Whigs from all over state is held in evening in state house. Capt. H. H. Gear of Galena is chairman, and James H. Matheny of Springfield secretary. Meeting is addressed by Baker, Hardin, and J. H. Brown of Vermilion County.Sangamo Journal, 15 June 1843.

Saturday, June 10, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Whig convention continues. Lincoln speaks "in his usual forcible manner" and concludes by offering four resolutions, which are adopted. One resolution calls for state Whig convention, to be held in Springfield in Dec. to choose Whig electoral ticket for 1844. Other important resolution challenges Democrats to nightly debate in state house.Sangamo Journal, 15 June 1843.

Monday, June 12, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

U.S. Circuit Court convenes for summer term, Justices McLean and Pope on bench. Moore v. Nelson & Ashworth, in which Logan & Lincoln appear for plaintiff, is continued.Sangamo Journal, 15 June 1843; Record.

Friday, June 16, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes brief, bill in chancery, and bond for his father-in-law in Todd v. Ware, suit to compel defendant to accept Bank of Illinois money in payment of notes.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Saturday, June 17, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln draws up motion to amend his return on execution in case of Gould et al. v. Allen in Sangamon Circuit Court.Photocopy.

Monday, June 19, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Samuel Wyckoff and Dennis Forrest, owners of adjoining tracts of land in Sangamon County, dispute small strip. They submit question to Lincoln and sign agreement, which he draws up, to abide by his decision.Arbitration Award to Samuel Wyckoff, 3 July 1843, CW, 1:326-27.

Wednesday, June 21, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln deposits $175 in his bank account.Irwin Ledger.

Friday, June 23, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and signs declaration in Ball v. Field. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Saturday, June 24, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes petition in Chandler v. Williams. Logan & Lincoln, for defendants in Bryan & Bryan v. Wash et al., chancery, are ordered by court to take depositions on and after June 24, 1843, at office of complainants' attorney. Lincoln writes and signs deposition notice. He writes another such notice in Jackson v. Applegate, and signs for plaintiff, Thomas E. Jackson. Logan & Lincoln's petition for partition in Vanderen et al. v. Vanderen et al. is filed in Sangamon County Circuit Court.Record; Photocopy.

[Lincoln enters himself as security for costs in Chandler v. Williams in Christian Circuit Court.Photocopy.]

Tuesday, June 27, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Lincoln's petition in Chandler v. Williams is filed.Photocopy.]

Friday, June 30, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

In the bankruptcy case In re Legier, Logan & Lincoln file a notice to the creditors of George Legier of Wabash County to appear before the U.S. District Court at Kaskaskia on September 21, 1843, to show cause why the court should not grant Legier a certificate discharging him from his debts.Record.