Results 16 entries found

Tuesday, September 3, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL?

N. A. Ware gives Lincoln power of attorney to represent him in Ware v. Edward Jones in Tazewell Circuit Court.Photocopy.

Wednesday, September 4, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL?

[Tazewell Circuit Court convenes at Tremont.]

Thursday, September 5, 1844.+-

Tremont, IL.

In Cromwell & McNaghton v. Hewitt & Davenport, defendant enters motion to dismiss case for want of prosecution. Court sustains motion. Leonard appears for plaintiffs and Lincoln for defendants.Record.

Friday, September 6, 1844.+-

Tremont, IL.

[Mrs. Lincoln buys five yards of goods for 37¢, and $2.10 merchandise.Irwin Ledger.]

Saturday, September 7, 1844.+-

Tremont, IL.

Frazer v. Boyle, appeal case, is heard by court, and continued. Lincoln represents appellant and Saltonstall appellee. Record.

Lincoln writes bills of exceptions in Camlin v. Hepperly & Schertz, and in Hepperly v. Camlin. Photocopy.

Tuesday, September 10, 1844.+-

Tremont, IL.

Cromwell and McNaughton v. Baker and County of Tazewell is continued.Record.

Lincoln signs narrative of suit in Prettyman v. Turner for W. L. May, defendant's attorney.Photocopy.

Wednesday, September 11, 1844.+-

En route to Metamora, IL.

[Lincoln's account is credited $5 for his half of fee in Irwin v. Bell et al., by Robert Irwin, his client and banker. Another $5 fee is collected from client listed as "Saunders Farm."Irwin Ledger.]

Thursday, September 12, 1844.+-

Metamora, IL.

Woodford Circuit Court opens for two-day term. Pillsbury and Alexander v. Baker and Sunderland, action in debt, is dismissed by plaintiffs. In Boggs v. Overton, defendant moves to quash bill of costs. After argument, court overrules motion and orders that plaintiff recover his costs. Lincoln appears for defendant in each case. Record.

Friday, September 13, 1844.+-

Metamora, IL.

In Rice v. Barney, trespass, Lincoln excepts to special motion filed by defendant. Exception is sustained, with leave to defendant to file amended motion and case is continued.Record.

Monday, September 16, 1844.+-

Metamora, IL.

[McLean Circuit Court convenes for four-day term at Bloomington.]

Saturday, September 21, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and evidently mails to Tremont amendments to narrative in Chipman v. Higgins, Tazewell Circuit Court case.Photocopy.

Monday, September 23, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Livingston Circuit Court holds one-day session.]

Thursday, September 26, 1844.+-

Clinton, IL.

In the De Witt County Circuit Court, the court continues the case of Lincoln v. Turner & Turner. Abraham Lincoln is suing Spencer Turner and William Turner to collect a $200, promissory note. Later in the course of the lawsuit, the defendants will plea that they should not have to pay because they were minors when they signed the note. Lincoln will claim that they were not minors. Declaration, 7 October 1841, Lincoln v. Turner & Turner, Private Collection; Order, 26 September 1844, Lincoln v. Turner & Turner, Chancery Record 1A, 160, De Witt County Circuit Court, De Witt County Courthouse, Clinton, IL; Plea, April 1846 Term, Lincoln v. Turner & Turner; Replication, April 1846 Term, Lincoln v. Turner & Turner, both in Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Friday, September 27, 1844.+-

Clinton, IL.

Commissioner appointed at last term in McDowall v. Duncan et al. files his report. He finds that property can not be equitably divided and case is continued.Record.

[Mrs. Lincoln buys tapes and buttons, 35¢.Irwin Ledger and Journal.]

Saturday, September 28, 1844.+-

Clinton, IL.

[Mrs. Lincoln purchases fireplace shovel and tongs, $1.25.Irwin Ledger and Journal.]

Monday, September 30, 1844.+-

Clinton, IL.

[Champaign Circuit Court convenes at Urbana for one-day session. Mrs. Lincoln's hired girl buys 13¢ worth of cambric.Irwin Ledger and Journal.]