Results 18 entries found

Saturday, February 1, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln, for defendant in People ex rel. McGoon v. Browne writes motion that bill of exceptions signed by Browne be made part of record. He signs "Campbell & Lincoln." Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Monday, February 3, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Mrs. Lincoln buys three yards Irish Linen ($2.63), 16 yards cotton cloth ($2), pair of side combs for 50¢, and $10.75 in groceries.Irwin Ledger and Journal.

Wednesday, February 5, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln argues his motion of January 16, 1845 for leave to assign cross errors in Broadwell et al. for use of Thompson et ux. v. Broadwell et al.Record.

Thursday, February 6, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Supreme Court overrules Lincoln's motion in Broadwell et al. for use of Thompson et ux. v. Broadwell et al. Case is argued by Smedes for plaintiffs and Lincoln and Baker for defendants, who lose when court reverses lower court decree. Record.

Saturday, February 8, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Hall v. Irwin et al. is continued by consent of Minshall for plaintiff and Lincoln for defendant. Case, appealed from Sangamon County, involves want of power in administrator to convey real estate and title under will. Record.

Monday, February 10, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Thomas & Pinckard v. Negus & Robbins, Lincoln for plaintiff with Martin argues demurrer to writ of error. Case is settled January 10, 1846, and Lincoln's only connection with it is on this day. Record; Photocopy; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln's account is charged $3.12 for trimmings taken up by Biddle, Lincoln's tailor. Irwin Ledger.

Tuesday, February 11, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys half pound of gunpowder tea (75¢).Irwin Ledger.

Wednesday, February 12, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Silas W. Robbins, attorney for plaintiff in Lockridge v. Foster et al., moves court to amend decree in relation to interest. Lincoln resists motion. Record.

With Joseph Gillespie, Lincoln examines Stanislaus P. LaLumiere, and recommends him for license to practice law. Recommendation for Admittance of Stanislaus P. Lalumiere to the Practice of Law, 12 February 1845, CW, 1:343-44.

Thursday, February 13, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Morgan v. Griffin, case from Scott County involving procedure, is argued by Jordan and McDougall for plaintiff in error and Lincoln for defendant. Record.

Friday, February 14, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Cook v. Hall, ejectment case from Richland County, is argued by Lincoln for plaintiff and Baker for defendant. Record.

Saturday, February 15, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Argument is concluded by Lincoln in Cook v. Hall. At later date lower court judgment is affirmed. Field et al. v. Rawlings, action of debt on surety bond, is argued by Lincoln for plaintiff and by Trumbull and McDougall for defendant. Case is submitted to court. (Lincoln wins case when judgment is reversed February 24, 1845.) Record; 6 Ill. 581.

Lincoln buys 50¢ pair scissors. Irwin Ledger.

Monday, February 17, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Plaintiff is ordered to file abstracts in Blankenship v. Center by February 24, 1845. Logan & Lincoln are attorneys for plaintiff. Rogers v. Dickey, appeal from Sangamon County, is submitted to court on written arguments by Scammon for plaintiff and Lincoln for defendant. Record.

Tuesday, February 18, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Appellant is ruled to assign errors by February 19, 1845 in Cunningham v. Fithian & Juneau. J. J. Brown and McRoberts represent appellant and Lincoln, Logan, and Baker appellees. Record.

Lincoln wrote reply in case in 1844, but action was postponed. Lincoln writes reply to petition, signing "Thomas & Lincoln," in Farmers and Mechanics Insurance Co. for use of Dunlap v. Young. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, February 19, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Court overrules Robbins' motion made February 12, 1845 in Lockridge v. Foster et al. Robbins represents plaintiff and Lincoln defendant. Record.

Mrs. Lincoln buys pair "Kid slippers," $1.25. Irwin Ledger and Journal.

Friday, February 21, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln appears in his first case from Cook County when he argues for plaintiff in Kelly v. Garrett. Logan appears for defendant. Record.

Saturday, February 22, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln concludes argument in Kelly v. Garrett and case is submitted. He wins case when judgment of Circuit Court is reversed. 6 Ill. 649.

Robbins, for plaintiff in Lazell v. Francis, renews motion that judgment be amended so that case may be remanded. Lincoln resists, and court denies motion. Record.

Monday, February 24, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

William Thomas, attorney for plaintiff in Regnier v. Cabot & Torrey, suggests marriage of defendant with E. C. Torrey since commencement of suit and moves he be made defendant; court allows motion. Lincoln enters appearance of defendant. He resists petition for rehearing in McDonald v. Fithian & Juneau. Record.

Thursday, February 27, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

After decision is read in Graves v. Bruen & Bruen, Lincoln moves case be remanded for new trial. He writes and files petition for rehearing of Rogers v. Dickey. Appellant in Dockum v. Throckmorton and Everett having failed to file record, Lincoln moves appeal be dismissed. Motion allowed with costs against appellant. Record; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln, with associates in Lane v. Dorman et ux. , Edward Jones and Samuel D. Marshall, accepts from William Dorman and wife bond for deed worth $1,200. If they win, land covered by deed will be theirs. If they lose, they will charge reasonable fee. File.