Results 17 entries found

Monday, January 1, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln's bank account is balanced, showing credit of $134.30.Irwin Ledger.

Tuesday, January 2, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes Henry E. Dummer: "In reply to yours of the 14th ult. I say that if you can get a clear title to the 40 acres of land, together with costs, and a reasonable fee to yourself, I reckon you had better do it. Have the deed made to me."Abraham Lincoln to Henry E. Dummer, 2 January 1844, CW, 1:330.

Wednesday, January 3, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

McRoberts, attorney for appellant in McDonald v. Fithian & Juneau (SC), moves that deposition of J. H. Murphy taken in case pending in Circuit Court of Vermilion between Cunningham and defendant be filed and read, deposition having been read in circuit court. Motion is resisted by Lincoln & Logan for appellees.Record.

Thursday, January 4, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Trial of McDonald v. Fithian & Juneau continues. McRoberts moves for leave to file affidavit of J. J. Brown in support of his motion, made yesterday, and to file deposition of John H. Murphy. Case is set for argument tomorrow.Record.

Sangamo Journal announces Lincoln as auditor for Illinois Senate.

Saturday, January 6, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Bledsoe files agreement and on his motion it is made part of record in Robinson v. Cheseldine & Nye.Record.

Lincoln does paper work for Sangamon Circuit Court divorce case: writes acknowledgment of notice in Alger v. Alger and signs for "Baker & Bledsoe," and writes commissioner's affidavit for Charles B. Dutcher, who signs it.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Photocopy.

Monday, January 8, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

McRoberts, attorney for appellant, begins argument in McDonald v. Fithian & Juneau. Lincoln, Logan, and Baker appear for appellees.Record.

Tuesday, January 9, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Argument in McDonald v. Fithian & Juneau, is continued by McRoberts for appellant and by Lincoln and Baker for appellees.Record.

Logan & Lincoln, complainant's attorneys, publish notice that subpoena in chancery has been issued in Dillon v. Lake, returnable to Mar. term of Sangamon Circuit Court.Sangamo Journal, 18 January 1844.

Wednesday, January 10, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

J. J. Brown, for appellant, continues argument in McDonald v. Fithian & Juneau.Record.

Logan & Lincoln, for plaintiff, file notice of attachment for $142.80 in Alexander v. Alexander. Defendant is notified to appear at Mar. term of Sangamon Circuit Court "or judgment will be rendered against you."Sangamo Journal, 18 January 1844.

Thursday, January 11, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

J. J. Brown concludes argument in McDonald v. Fithian & Juneau, and case is submitted to court. (On February 11, 1844, decree of lower court is affirmed. 6 Ill. 269.)Record.

Friday, January 12, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln makes affidavit that Nathaniel Hay is about to commence suit in chancery in Sangamon Circuit Court against Nicholas Bryan, Sr., and that Bryan does not reside in Illinois. He writes bill in chancery in case, to have lots sold at auction.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Tuesday, January 16, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and signs a memorandum in which he agrees to purchase a house in Springfield from Charles Dresser, an Episcopal minister. Lincoln agrees to pay Dresser $1,200, and to transfer to him the deed to a building that Lincoln co-owns with Stephen T. Logan. The Lincoln-Logan property is located "immediately West of the Public square." Dresser agrees to "give . . . possession" of the home "on or before the first day of April next." Sale Contract by Charles Dresser and Abraham Lincoln, 16 January 1844, CW, 1:331.

Thursday, January 18, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Reargument of England v. Clark (SC), assumpsit from Menard County, ordered by court March 3, 1843 is begun by Urquhart for plaintiff in error.Record.

Sangamo Journal announces that Lincoln, attorney for Urban Alexander, files attachment against defendant in Alexander v. Alexander.

Friday, January 19, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Argument begun yesterday in England v. Clark is continued by Edwards and Bledsoe for defendant and concluded by Lincoln for plaintiff. (On February 8, 1844, judgment of lower court is affirmed.)Record; 5 Ill. 486.

Monday, January 22, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Robinson v. Cheseldine & Nye (SC), is argued by Bledsoe for appellant and Lincoln for appellee and case is submitted. (Judgment of lower court is affirmed January 30, 1844. 5 Ill. 332.) Pentecost & Pickering v. Maghee et al. (SC), which first came before court February 7, 1843, is argued by Baker and Bledsoe for appellant and Lincoln for appellee and case submitted. (It is dismissed January 24, 1844.)Record.

Tuesday, January 23, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Spear v. Campbell & Dabney (SC), bill in chancery to set aside alleged fraudulent conveyance, appealed from Sangamon County, is argued by Robbins for plaintiff and Logan & Lincoln for defendant.Record.

(On February 6, 1844 court reverses judgment and case is remanded at cost of plaintiff. 5 Ill. 424.)

Wednesday, January 24, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln draws up affidavit of Henry Dresser, contractor. Dresser swears he has done $60 worth of carpenter work for Dorthea Grant and that she has left state.Photocopy; Sangamo Journal, 15 February 1844.

Lincoln files abstract in Warner & Craig v. Helm et al.Record.

Thursday, January 25, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Stephen T. Logan moves in Supreme Court that John T. Stuart be enrolled as attorney and counsellor at law, and files affidavit that Stuart had been licensed in 1828 and license had been lost. Motion is allowed.Record.]