Results 16 entries found

Monday, November 2, 1846.+-

Taylorville, IL.

Christian Circuit Court holds one-day session. Lincoln draws up separate answer of Ezekiel S. Young to chancery bill in Gulliford v. Young.Photocopy.

Wednesday, November 4, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys 3/16 yard "Muslin de Lain" for 13¢.Irwin Ledger and Journal.

Thursday, November 5, 1846.+-

Camden (Postville), IL.

Lincoln & Herndon represent complainant in divorce case, Paranteau v. Paranteau, in Logan CircuitCourt some time during this term.Sangamo Journal, 27 August 1846.

Saturday, November 7, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

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

Monday, November 9, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

Sangamon Circuit Court convenes and remains in session until November 23, 1846. Lincoln & Herndon get judgment for $107.75 and costs inWallace and Diller v. Merryman. They appear for complainant in Hampton v. Hall and get judgment for land. They represent plaintiff in Hampton v. Wadkins. Duryee v. Dykeman, trespass, in which they represent defendant, is continued. Lincoln wins by default Pius v. Carrigan, debt action, when plaintiff's attorney reports his client deceased.Record.

Tuesday, November 10, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Herndon get jury verdict of $84 for plaintiff in Hagardine v. Shaw. Lincoln files report as guardian ad litem in Tinsley & Co. v. Smedley and Campbell. Defendant defaults in Johnson and Bradford v. Prentiss, and writ of inquiry is awarded. Lincoln & Herndon appear for plaintiffs. People v. Sudduth, Lincoln for defendant, is continued. In Lockridge v. Gatton and Gatton, Lincoln writes answer of his client Charles Gatton, and signs Gatton's name, who makes his mark.Record; Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, November 11, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

Leave is given to open depositions in Hampton v. Wadkins, appeal. Williams and Loose v. Spottswood is continued by agreement. Lincoln & Herndon represent appellant in first case and Lincoln defendant in second.Record.

Thursday, November 12, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

Jury is called in Law v. Keedy, assumpsit; plaintiff takes nonsuit. Lincoln & Herndon appear for plaintiff in this case and in Hampton v. Wadkins. In this case jury, unable to agree, is discharged. Robbins and Lincoln lose Merrill v. Jewett and Hitchcock, appeal in which they appear for appellant.Record.

Lincoln writes bill in Cooper v. Crosby and Robbins.Photocopy.

Friday, November 13, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

Grand jury returns indictment for assault in People v. William Vigal. Lincoln is attorney for defendant.Record.

Lincoln draws up bill of particulars and exceptions to answer filed in John Calhoun v. John Warner and Lawrence Gros. Photocopy.

Saturday, November 14, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Herndon enter motion to vacate sale made in Cooper v. Crosby and Robbins.Record.

Monday, November 16, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

Plaintiff's demurrer to defendant's plea is argued and overruled inBackenstos v. Freeman. Welles appears for plaintiff and Lincoln for defendant. Lincoln & Herndon for complainant in Cooper v. Crosby and Robbins move court set aside sale of real estate and order resale. Lincoln & Herndon win Cook v. Chatterton, assumpsit, when Logan, defendant's attorney, defaults. Clerk assesses damages at $149.58.Record.

Tuesday, November 17, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln draws up affidavits of defendants in People v. Merrill, praying that venue be changed. Photocopy.

In the Sangamon County Circuit Court, Lincoln writes and files an affidavit requesting a change of venue for the defendants in the case of People v. Lane et al. A grand jury indicted Abraham Lane, John Lane, and Sarah Lane for stealing thirty "fruit trees." Lincoln requests the change of venue because his clients "fear they will not receive a fair and impartial trial . . . on account that the minds of the inhabitants of said county are prejudiced against them and each of them." The court approves a change of venue to Menard County. Writ of Mittimus, 12 May 1846, People v. Lane et al.; Indictment, filed 9 November 1846, People v. Lane et al., both in Box 16, Menard County Circuit Court, Menard County Courthouse, Petersburg, IL; Affidavit for Change of Venue (copy), 17 November 1846, People v. Lane et al., IHi, Springfield, IL; Order, 17 November 1846, People v. Lane et al., Record I & J, 306; Order, 17 November 1846, People v. Lane et al., Record I & J, 307, both in Sangamon County Circuit Court, Illinois State Regional Archives Depository, University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL; Circuit Court Transcript, 30 November 1846, People v. Lane et al., Box 12, Menard County Circuit Court, Menard County Courthouse, Petersburg, IL.

Wednesday, November 18, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Fletcher v. Fletcher, court orders land divided according to petition for partition. Lincoln & Herndon represent petitioner. People v. John Smith, forgery case, is continued—defendant, Lincoln's client, to give bond of $300.Record.

Thursday, November 19, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

People v. Vigal, indictment for assault, is continued with defendant, Lincoln's client, giving bail for $200. InThompson and wife v. Broadwell et al. plaintiffs are awarded judgment by default. Robbins is attorney for plaintiffs and Logan, Lincoln & Herndon for defendants.Record.

Friday, November 20, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

By agreement in Campbell v. Trumbull, assumpsit suit, plaintiff is awarded $200, and appeal to Supreme Court. Logan appears for plaintiff and Lincoln, Herndon, and Peck for defendant. In Lamb v. Hickox, court orders bill dismissed and complainant to pay costs. Lincoln & Herndon appear for defendant.Record.

Monday, November 23, 1846.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Sangamon Circuit Court, in chancery case of Cooper v. Crosby and Robbins, court denies motion to set aside sale, to which complainant's attorneys, Lincoln & Herndon, except. They also take exception to court's approval of report of sale by master in chancery. Lincoln & Herndon have nine cases continued.Record.