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Tuesday, June 22, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

Mrs. Mary Macready of New York, whose damage suit against Alton Lincoln filed April 17, 1858, calls on Lincoln. Lincoln asks O. H. Browning, associated with him in case, if he can be on hand at next term if case should be continued. Abraham Lincoln to Orville H. Browning, 22 June 1858, CW, 2:470.

William Cline gives Lincoln his promissory note for $750 at 10 per cent, payable in one year. As security Lincoln takes mortgage on 95 acres. U.S. Court hears testimony in Wiggins Ferry Co. v. Steamer Ocean Spray, and decides that plaintiffs did in fact salvage ship. Wreck is ordered sold by court marshal August 25, 1858. Record.