Results 17 entries found

Saturday, March 1, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes to Archibald Williams about Supreme Court cases he has been handling.Abraham Lincoln to Archibald Williams, 1 March 1845, CW, 1:344.

Supreme Court denies Lincoln's motion for rehearing of Rogers v. Dickey, and allows his motion in Graves v. Bruen & Bruen, made Thursday. Record.

Lincoln buys for 37¢ ¼ pound of gunpowder tea, and $1.62 merchandise. Irwin Ledger and Journal.

Wednesday, March 5, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys half-pound of gunpowder tea, 75¢.Irwin Ledger and Journal.

Saturday, March 8, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes bond for costs and bill in chancery in Hamilton v. White et al., signing latter "Logan & Logan and Lincoln & Herndon."Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln has spring on buggy repaired ($1.25), and pays $5 on account at Obed Lewis' carriage shop.Obed Lewis Account Books.

Thursday, March 13, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

In U.S. Circuit Court, Peters for plaintiff in Donaldson v. Reynolds and Walker files praecipe and declaration alleging failure of defendants to pay three promissory notes in amount of $11,320. Lincoln is attorney for defendants.Record.

Monday, March 17, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Sangamon Circuit Court opens 13-day term. Indictment for manslaughter is read in People v. Dorman. Lincoln is attorney for defendant. In two cases of Klein v. May, plaintiff is awarded judgments by default for $86.70 and $966.05. Logan & Lincoln appear for defendant in these two cases. They have two cases continued, and Barrett v. Saunders and Beck is dismissed by agreement.Record.

Tuesday, March 18, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

First case of firm of Lincoln & Herndon in Sangamon Circuit Court, Hope v. Beebe et al., is continued. This is action in debt with Lincoln & Herndon appearing for plaintiff and Logan for defendant. Lincoln files defendant's plea in Taylor v. May, assumpsit suit. Logan & Lincoln win Clements v. Cloyd when jury awards plaintiff $24.87½.Record.

Wednesday, March 19, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Defendant in Valentine v. Delany enters his exceptions to deposition of Joseph Ormsbee. Exception is sustained and deposition excluded, whereupon plaintiff dismisses suit. Brayman appears for plaintiff and Logan & Lincoln for defendant. Clements asks Logan & Lincoln to pay James Burtle out of proceeds of judgment obtained against Cloyd. Lincoln agrees if amount is not over $10.Record; Endorsement: Thomas Clements to Logan & Lincoln, 19 March 1845, CW, 1:344.

Lincoln arranges and writes two agreements. For plaintiff in Taylor v. Von Phul and McGill, assumpsit, parties agree to hearing in two days. Dispute between Andrew Elliott and John Berry will be decided by David H. Smith. Lincoln signs for Elliott, Lamborn for Berry.Record; Photocopy.

Thursday, March 20, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Baker and Matheny for appellant and Lincoln for appellee argue Crouch v. Murphy before court. Judgment is awarded appellee. In Camp v. Duncan, Lincoln enters motion to dismiss appeal. Lincoln, for defendant in Crouch v. Carter, moves to dismiss. Court overrules motion, parties waive jury, court hears case and considers. Lincoln takes case of John Funderburk, indicted for assault (People v. Funderburk). Record.

Friday, March 21, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln files for defendants in two larceny cases, People v. Owens, and People v. White.Record.

Saturday, March 22, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

In People v. Owens, accused makes $200 bond. In People v. White, Lincoln arranges $300 bond. Lincoln wins Taylor v. Von Phul and McGill, assumpsit, when he argues case before jury, which finds for plaintiff.Record.

Monday, March 24, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Divorce is granted Catherine Hampton from Samuel C. Hampton. Plaintiff in People v. Shepherd et al. is given leave to amend declaration. This case and Wood v. Jones are continued. Logan & Lincoln appear for plaintiff in first two cases and Lincoln alone for plaintiff in latter.Record.

Tuesday, March 25, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln loses People v. Funderburk when jury finds his client guilty of assault. Court sentences him to 30 days and fines him $100.Record.

Wednesday, March 26, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln enters plea of not guilty, files affidavit, and enters motion for change of venue to Menard County in People v. Dorman. Court orders change and defendant is placed under $500 bond. Lincoln wins two larceny cases when jury finds defendant not guilty in People v. Owens. In People v. White, prosecution drops case.Record.

Thursday, March 27, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

People v. Shepherd et al. is transferred to civil docket. Defendant files affidavit and enters motion for continuance. Logan & Lincoln appear for plaintiff and Robbins and Smedes for defendant. By agreement, in Camp v. Duncan, defendant is discharged and suit dismissed at cost of defendant, whom Lincoln represents.Record.

Lincoln writes report of Aaron Vandeveer, administrator of Justus Hinkle estate, in Vandeveer v. Henkle et al.Photocopy.

Friday, March 28, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL and Jacksonville, IL?

Taylor v. May is dismissed for failure to prosecute. On Lincoln's motion, Antrim Campbell is appointed guardian ad litem in Rhea v. heirs of James Rhea. Lincoln wins Crouch v. Carter when court finds for defendant. Dinner in honor of John J. Hardin is held in Jacksonville. Baker and Hardin are speakers. Lincoln probably attends.Record; Sangamo Journal, 10 April 1845.

Saturday, March 29, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

On motion of Brayman, attorney for defendant, appeal to Supreme Court is allowed in Clements v. Cloyd. Logan & Lincoln also represent plaintiff in Harlan v. Renshaw and Ferrel, attachment suit. They get judgment by default for $114.40. Judge Treat orders sheriff to sell 80-acre tract of land to pay judgment.Record.

Monday, March 31, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Beidler v. Woodruff, plaintiff asks to have judgment entered at last term corrected. Complainant's petition in Rhea v. heirs of James Rhea is granted and defendants are ordered to convey property to complainant. Logan & Lincoln appear for defendant in first and complainant in latter case. Lincoln & Herndon appear for complainant in William S. Hamilton v. John White et al. Case dismissed by complainant.Record.

Lincoln buys two clotheslines (38¢) and 12¢ worth of nails.Irwin Ledger and Journal.