Results 15 entries found

Wednesday, October 1, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Mrs. Lincoln buys six yards domestic ($1), 2 spools thread (13¢), and has her seamstress pick them up at Irwin's store, together with $5.72 in groceries.Irwin Ledger and Journal.

[Champaign Circuit Court convenes for one-day term at Urbana.]

Friday, October 3, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes to Williamson Durley, Hennepin Whig, about politics. He expresses belief that Henry Clay would have been elected President in 1844 if Liberty Party had voted for him. He professes little interest in Texas question, but outlines his views on slavery. Abraham Lincoln to Williamson Durley, 3 October 1845, CW, 1:347-48.

Monday, October 6, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Mrs. Lincoln's seamstress, armed with note, purchases more goods ($2.06).Irwin Ledger and Journal.

[Vermilion Circuit Court convenes today.]

Tuesday, October 7, 1845.+-

Charleston, IL.

Lincoln writes and files joinder of issue in Eccles v. True et al., signing "Dunbar, Linder, & Lincoln."Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Associating with Marshall, Lincoln writes three pleas in Frost v. Gillinwaters, signing "Marshall & Lincoln." [Mrs. Lincoln sends her seamstress to Irwin's for 2¼ yards flannel ($1.41). She pays a man 25¢ to fetch cook knife (50¢) and needles (37¢).Irwin Ledger and Journal.]

Wednesday, October 8, 1845.+-

Danville, IL.

On motion of Lincoln, defense attorney, Brown v. Fithian is continued owing to absence of witnesses.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Friday, October 10, 1845.+-

Danville, IL.

Lincoln write plea in civil suit, signing "Harlan & Lincoln."Photocopy.

[Mrs. Lincoln's seamstress buys $5.22 in yard goods on Mrs. Lincoln's note, and $9.10 in merchandise.Irwin Ledger and Journal.]

Monday, October 13, 1845.+-

Danville, IL.

[Edgar Circuit Court opens four-day term at Paris.]

Wednesday, October 15, 1845.+-

Danville, IL.

[Lincoln's tailor, Biddle, buys cloak trimmings ($2.38), charging to Lincoln's account.Irwin Ledger and Journal.]

Thursday, October 16, 1845.+-

Danville, IL.

[Mrs. Lincoln buys groceries, 19¢.Irwin Ledger and Journal.]

Monday, October 20, 1845.+-

Decatur, IL.

Lincoln writes and signs request for subpoena in Williams v. Frazer.ISLA—Letter of Charles Hamilton, 28 February 1955.

[Coles County Circuit Court and Moultrie Circuit Court convene.]

Thursday, October 23, 1845.+-

Decatur, IL.

[Macon Circuit Court is in session today and tomorrow.]

Friday, October 24, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln gives Francis Regnier receipt for $25 and releases his rights to one-eighth of judgment he obtained as attorney for plaintiff inCabot v. Regnier in Morgan Circuit Court in 1844.Release of Judgment Against Francis Regnier, 24 October 1845, CW, 1:348.

He has new shaft and singletree put on his buggy.Obed Lewis Account Books.

Saturday, October 25, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln has 19¢ worth of additional repairs made on buggy.Obed Lewis Account Books.

Monday, October 27, 1845.+-

Taylorville, IL.

Christian County Circuit Court holds one-day session. Lincoln, attorney for defendant in Young v. Stevens, trespass suit, files plea.Record.

Thursday, October 30, 1845.+-

Taylorville, IL.

[Logan Circuit Court convenes at Camden (Postville).]