Results 8 entries found

Monday, June 1, 1846.+-

Taylorville, IL.

[U.S. Circuit Court begins its session in Springfield with Judge McLean on bench.Sangamo Journal, 4 June 1846.

Donaldson v. Reynolds and Walker, Lincoln's only case of which there is record, is continued.Record.]

Christian Circuit Court convenes. Lincoln & Herndon have seven cases. In Young v. Goodan et al., Lincoln writes and files David C. Goodan's answer. He writes and files answer of Ezekiel S. Young in Gulliford v. Young et al.Photocopy; Record.

Thursday, June 4, 1846.+-

Taylorville, IL.

[Logan Circuit Court convened today.]

Monday, June 8, 1846.+-

Petersburg, IL.

Menard Circuit Court opens for five-day term. Defendants, by Lincoln their attorney, move to dismiss appeal in Judson v. Killion et al. This is appeal from order of County Commissioners' Court for relocating county road. Scott v. Busher is dismissed by written agreement, costs to be divided. Lincoln and Campbell appear for Busher.Record.

Tuesday, June 9, 1846.+-

Petersburg, IL.

In People v. Page, jury finds defendant not guilty. After court hears evidence in Powell v. Worth, plaintiff dismisses suit at his cost. Jury finds Peter Parker guilty of manslaughter, but imprisons him in Menard jail for 60 days because he is under 18 years of age. Lincoln appears with Harris for defendant in first and last cases and alone for plaintiff in the other.Record.

Lincoln writes and signs bill of divorce in Philbrick v. Philbrick. He writes and files bond for costs in Waggoner v. Lukins.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, June 10, 1846.+-

Petersburg, IL.

Court orders that plaintiff recover $7.50 and costs in Ritter et al. v. Waggoner et al.Waggoner v. Lukins is continued on motion of complainant with leave given both parties to take depositions. Lincoln appears for appellant in first case and with Baker and Matheny for complainant in last.Record.

Thursday, June 11, 1846.+-

Petersburg, IL.

Lincoln, with Lamborn and David Logan, acts for State in People v. Denton and Denton, charged with killing Cassius Brown with ax. Logan and Harrison, for defence, enter not guilty plea. "Came a jury, unable to agree were discharged and cause continued."Record.

Friday, June 12, 1846.+-

Petersburg, IL.

James Denton, defendant in People v. Denton and Denton, gives $1,000 bond.Record.

Saturday, June 27, 1846.+-

Petersburg, IL.

[Col. E. D. Baker leads his regiment of 675 men out of Springfield to Mexican War.]