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Saturday, May 9, 1857.+-

Springfield, IL.

On returning to Springfield, Lincoln's first duty is to visit land office in connection with two pre-emption claims sent him by Joseph Brackett. He declines invitation to speak in Minnesota during coming campaign, and files declaration in Wainwright, Huntington, & Floyd v. Curtis et al., alleging nonpayment of promissory note for $1,322.83, in U.S. Circuit Court. Abraham Lincoln to Joseph W. Brackett, 18 May 1857, CW, 2:395-96; Abraham Lincoln to Charles D. Gilfillan, 9 May 1857, CW, 2:395; Record.