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Friday, July 4, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Fourth of July celebration begins at 3 A.M. with reveille in state house cupola followed by 13 guns. Lincoln delivers oration of day in state house at 2 P.M. Celebration closes with 28 guns at sunset.Register, 4 July 1845.

Saturday, July 5, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln file praecipe in their suit against James D. Smith, executor of William Trailor.Record.

Lincoln deposits $10, his half of fee for services to Thomas Simpson.Irwin Ledger.

[South Western Convention meets in Memphis on 4th and 5th. G. T. M. Davis, William Walters, and William I. Ferguson are only Illinois delegates listed in proceedings. Sangamo Journal, 17 July 1845.]

Tuesday, July 8, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln draws up agreement to provide for allowances by both sides in Hope v. Beebe et al. in Sangamon Circuit Court, debt case continued March 18, 1845.Photocopy.

Thursday, July 10, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln draws warrant from auditor's office for $59.18, quarterly salary of Aaron Shaw, state's attorney of Fourth Judicial District. On margin of Warrant Register, clerk writes: "Handed to Capt. Lincoln July 10, 1845."Warrant Register, Auditor's Office.

Saturday, July 12, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln is member of committee of arrangements for commemoration of death of Andrew Jackson. E. D. Baker delivers eulogy at afternoon meeting at state house.Sangamo Journal, n.d.

Tuesday, July 15, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys 12ยข paper of tacks.Irwin Ledger.

Thursday, July 17, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

In the Sangamon County Circuit Court case of Logan & Lincoln v. Smith, Lincoln files a declaration. Lincoln and his partner, Stephen T. Logan, are suing James D. Smith, who is the executor of William Trailor's estate. In 1841, Logan and Lincoln defended Trailor in a murder case. Trailor promised to pay the attorneys $100 for their services, but Trailor died before paying the debt. Logan and Lincoln declare, "Trailor in his life-time, and the . . . defendant . . . since the death . . . of . . . Trailor . . . wholly neglected and refused and still do neglect and refuse" to pay.Abraham Lincoln to Joshua F. Speed, 19 June 1841, CW, 1:254-258; Declaration, filed 17 July 1845, Logan & Lincoln v. Smith, Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln's bank account is debited $25 for payment on house to Charles Dresser, and credited $25 when friend repays loan.Irwin Ledger.

Monday, July 28, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln have four cases called on first day of summer term of Sangamon Circuit Court. In Logan & Lincoln v. Atchison, defendant on motion of plaintiff is ruled to plead by tomorrow. On motion of defendant in Thayer v. Farrell, leave is given to open depositions. Williams v. Reeves and State Bank v. Harlan et al. are continued. Lincoln, for plaintiff in Merriman, administrator v. Lake, assumpsit, secures agreement for trial Saturday.Record.

Tuesday, July 29, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Jury awards $100 damages to Logan & Lincoln in suit against John Atchison. Lincoln files affidavit of one complainant and moves case be continued in Brown et al. v. Harlan et al. In Foster v. Hill, appellee enters his appearance and case is continued. Lincoln appears for appellee and Robbins for appellant.Record; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, July 30, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Jury in Beerup v. Lewis awards property in question to complainant. Lincoln, Herndon, and Robbins represent defendant. Lincoln writes and files defendant's plea in Beaty and wife v. Miller and wife. In two of Logan & Lincoln's cases, defendants are ruled to plead by tomorrow, and two are continued. Lincoln & Herndon get $156.46 damages in Thompson v. Rowell and Nightingale.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Photocopy.

Thursday, July 31, 1845.+-

Springfield, IL.

Report of master-in-chancery in Trailor v. Hill is approved and bill of complainant dismissed. Defendant files affidavit, and on motion it is ordered that execution issue for costs. Logan & Lincoln appear for defendant. Order of continuance in Foster v. Hill is set aside, and People v. Shepherd et al. is continued.Record; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.