Results 17 entries found

Wednesday, January 1, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

["The night was one of great hilarity and enjoyment in Springfield. A large and very general party at the State House and a select party by Mrs. Young at the American House. Ladies of Episcopal Church also gave a supper—proceeds for religious purposes. It was one of the handsomest things I ever attended. . . . A very large number in attendance, and all expressed themselves gratified." Missouri Republican, 6 January 1845.]

Friday, January 3, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Dorman et ux. v. Lane is reargued before Supreme Court by Lincoln for plaintiff and Trumbull for defendant. Lincoln wins when decree of lower court is reversed (6 Ill. 143). Morgan v. Griffin, in which Lincoln represents defendant, is continued. Record.

Lincoln writes and signs reply to assignment in Hall v. Irwin et al.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln are doubtless among 400 attending party at N. W. Edwards' home. [Meeting is held in state house to form state colonization society. Sangamo Journal, 23 January 1845.]

Saturday, January 4, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Defendant withdraws plea in Napier v. Wooldridge in U.S. Circuit Court. Court awards plaintiff $681.44 debt and $140.97 damages. Record.

Lincoln receipts on judgment docket full payment of money in Speed v. Branson and Branson. He obtained judgment in this case on November 17, 1843.

Monday, January 6, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and signs petition to review in Blankenship v. Center. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

[Journal carries legal notice in case of Rhea v. Foutch et al., signed Logan & Lincoln, complainant's solicitors. This notice is dated some weeks after partnership terminates.]

Tuesday, January 7, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Graves v. Bruen & Bruen is argued by Minshall for appellant and Browning for appellee. Argument is concluded by Williams for appellant. Lincoln is associated with Minshall and Williams but does not take part in argument. Record.

Wednesday, January 8, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Martin & Warfield v. Dryden et al., appeal from Madison County, is bill for injunction involving title to land. N. D. Strong and Hall argue case for appellant. Record.

Large party for members of legislature is held in state house.

Thursday, January 9, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln argues Martin & Warfield v. Dryden et al. for appellee and Browning concludes for appellant. Case is submitted to court. Lincoln, and Krum, who had submitted written argument, win their case when court orders complainant's bill dismissed January 18, 1845. Record; Missouri Republican, 22 January 1845.

Friday, January 10, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Defendants in Warner & Craig v. Helm et al., by Martin, their attorney, argue motion that decree of court be amended. Motion resisted by Strong and Lincoln. Record.

[Journal of January 16, 1845 carries legal notice of Harlan v. Renshaw and Ferrell, signed "Logan and Lincoln, plaintiff's attorneys."] Lincoln buys half-pound of tea (75¢) pair of child's shoes (63¢), and $3.55 in groceries. Irwin Ledger and Journal.

Saturday, January 11, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys yard of shirting, spool, and paper of pins for 34¢, and bunch of flowers for 25¢.Irwin Ledger and Journal.

Monday, January 13, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Lobby met each Monday evening. This group of Whigs and Democrats, with Sidney Breese as chairman, met to provide entertainment and enliven evenings. Informal debates were feature that attracted Lincoln and probably he attends regularly.]

Thursday, January 16, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln appears for defendant in Broadwell et al. for use of Thompson et ux. v. Broadwell et al. and asks leave of court to assign cross errors in case. Record.

Saturday, January 18, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys two dozen pearl buttons (25¢), piece of domestic (8¢), set of cups and saucers and two preserve dishes for $1.25.Irwin Ledger and Journal.

Thursday, January 23, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Favor & Palmer v. Marlett, is argued by Dickey and Lincoln for plaintiff and Peters for defendant. Lincoln and Dickey win when court reverses lower court judgment. Record; 6 Ill. 385.

Lincoln writes and signs petition for rehearing and reply to assignment of errors in Patterson et ux. v. Edwards et ux.. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Friday, January 24, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

In J. Charles Stickney & Co. v. Cassell, from Gallatin County, plaintiff is given leave to amend his assignment of errors. W. H. Stickney appears for plaintiff, and Lincoln, who writes and signs reply to petition, for defendant. Record; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Saturday, January 25, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln is one of committee of three which petitions House of Representatives to permit use of hall for temperance lecture by T. S. Fairchild this evening.Request for Use of Hall of Representatives for a Temperance Lecture, 25 January 1845, CW, 1:343.

Monday, January 27, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Cases of Parker v. Smith et al. and J. Charles Stickney & Co. v. Cassell are argued. Lincoln appears for plaintiff with Dickey in first case and alone for defendant in second. Judgment is affirmed in Morgan v. Griffin, defendant, Lincoln's client, to pay costs in Supreme Court and each party to pay respective costs in Circuit Court. Record.

Tuesday, January 28, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln and Dickey for defendant and Butterfield for plaintiff argue Kimball et al. v. Cook, and case is submitted to court. Record.

Lincoln writes and signs, for Hardin and Smith, plea and reply to demurrer in Morgan v. Ladd and et al.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.