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Sunday, June 12, 1825.+-

Spencer County, IN.

[Thomas Lincoln is one of three church trustees to arrange for repairing Pigeon Baptist Church.Pigeon Church Record.]

Tuesday, June 12, 1832.+-

En route to Dixon's Ferry, IL.

March continues. Camp is made on site used on 8th.Stevens, Black Hawk War, 286; Elijah Iles, Sketches of Early Life and Times in Kentucky, Missouri, and Illinois (Springfield, IL: Springfield Printing Co., 1883), 49-50.

Friday, June 12, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Summer term of U.S. District and Circuit courts end.Sangamo Journal, 19 June 1840.]

Lincoln writes power of attorney to S. T. Logan for signature of Garrett Elkin and John Constant, re Peter v. Elkin & Constant. Filed July 14, 1840.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Saturday, June 12, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln takes four notes from Josiah Francis of Athens in settlement of two judgments against Francis in court of Thomas Moffett, Sangamon County justice of peace. [See also November 17, 1845.]Receipt to Josiah N. Francis, 12 June 1841, CW, 1:254.

Monday, June 12, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

U.S. Circuit Court convenes for summer term, Justices McLean and Pope on bench. Moore v. Nelson & Ashworth, in which Logan & Lincoln appear for plaintiff, is continued.Sangamo Journal, 15 June 1843; Record.

Wednesday, June 12, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Public meeting is held, with David J. Baker as chairman. Lincoln explains that object is to discuss fairly connection of Whig party with recent Philadelphia riots. His four resolutions are adopted. E. D. Baker makes address.Sangamo Journal, 20 June 1844; Speech and Resolutions Concerning Philadelphia Riots, 12 June 1844, CW, 1:337-38.

Logan & Lincoln win Moore v. Nelson and Ashworth in U.S. Circuit Court when jury awards plaintiff 160 acres.Record.

Friday, June 12, 1846.+-

Petersburg, IL.

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

Monday, June 12, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

While attending House, Lincoln answers his wife's letter. "Come on just as soon as you can," he writes, "I want to see you, and our dear—dear boys very much." He also writes to Herndon: "By many, and often, it had been said they would not abide the nomination of Taylor; but since the deed has been done, they are fast falling in, and in my opinion we shall have a most overwhelming, glorious, triumph."Abraham Lincoln to Mary Todd Lincoln, 12 June 1848, CW, 1:477-78; Abraham Lincoln to William H. Herndon, 12 June 1848, CW, 1:476-77.

Tuesday, June 12, 1849.+-

En route.

[Mrs. Lincoln draws $10 from Lincoln's account. Irwin Journal.]

Thursday, June 12, 1851.+-

Ottawa, IL.

Dunlap v. Smith & Dunlap is concluded. Supreme Court later decides against Lincoln's client, holding that act liquidating bank authorized its debtors to discharge their indebtedness in notes and certificates of bank unless indebtedness arose as subscription to bank's stock. Record; 12 Ill., 399.

Monday, June 12, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

Sangamon Circuit Court commences four-day term. Ten of Lincoln & Herndon's cases are called. In one—Francis for use of Pierce v. Loomis & Taylor—testimony of James H. Matheny is taken. Two cases are continued, and seven dismissed. Record.

Tuesday, June 12, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Bunn v. Jackson, in which Lincoln & Herndon represent plaintiff, is tried by court, which finds for plaintiff and awards damages of $451.25. Among their other cases are two criminal actions. In first—indictment for selling whiskey without license—their clients default and their bond is declared forfeit. In second—manslaughter—they file affidavit for continuance, which is allowed. Record.

Thursday, June 12, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Cass v. Showers, defendant defaults and Lincoln & Herndon obtain judgment of $215.23 for plaintiff. Bunn v. Bays, in which they also represent plaintiff, is settled by agreement, judgment for $100 being entered against estate of Bannister Bays. Third case is continued. Record.

Friday, June 12, 1857.+-

Springfield, IL.

In response to invitation of grand jury of U.S. Court, Douglas speaks in state house. "The representative hall was a perfect jam—a very large number of ladies were present on the occasion. We were pleased to see in attendance, Col. W. H. Herndon, the Hon. A. Lincoln, the Hon. S. M. Cullom and many other prominent men in the republican party." Register, 15 June 1857.

Saturday, June 12, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

United States v. Jonas D. Hartzler, charged with stealing from mails, Lincoln for defense, comes before U.S. Court. Parties agree to try case on 22d. Record.

Tuesday, June 12, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

In the capitol building, Lincoln sits for portraiture artist Thomas Hicks. Orville H. Browning, of Quincy, visits with Lincoln during the session. Later, Browning records, "Mr Hicks says he greatly prefers to have some friend present whilst he is at work. The picture promises to be a very fine one. Lincoln bears his honors meekly As soon as other company . . . retired . . . I went in [and] he fell into his old habit of telling amusing stories, and we had a free and easy talk of an hour or two." Theodore Calvin Pease and James G. Randall, eds., The Diary of Orville Hickman Browning, 2 vols., Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1925-1933), 2:415.

Wednesday, June 12, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Gen. Meigs accompanies Gen. Erasmus D. Keyes to see President about field command and promotion for Keyes. Extracts from Meigs Diary, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Thursday, June 12, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

At 9 A.M. former Sen. Johnson (Md.) and Sen. Browning (Ill.) confer with Lincoln about appointment of collector of customs at New Orleans. Browning, Diary.

Kentucky delegation in Congress waits upon President and protests against prisoner exchange of Gen. Simon B. Buckner (CSA) for Gen. Benjamin M. Prentiss. N.Y. Tribune, 13 June 1862.

President sends to House of Representatives information relative to Circuit Court of U.S. for state of California, and judge of said court. Abraham Lincoln to the House of Representatives, 12 June 1862, CW, 5:268.

Writes Gen. Fremont: "Accounts which we do not credit, represent that Jackson is largely reinforced, and is turning upon you. . . . keep us well and frequently advised; and if you find yourself really pressed . . . fall back cautiously towards, or to, Winchester, . . . and we will in, due time, have Gen. Banks in position to sustain you." Abraham Lincoln to John C. Fremont, 12 June 1862, CW, 5:267-68.

Mrs. Lincoln spends part of day visiting military hospitals. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 12 June 1862, 2d ed., 2:1.

Friday, June 12, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

President replies to resolutions of public meeting held at Albany, N.Y., in letter to "Hon. Erastus Corning & Others." Differences exist in construing war powers of President under Constitution. Abraham Lincoln to Erastus Corning and Others, [12 June] 1863, CW, 6:260-69.

Notifies Gen. Hooker of plan to join him at 5 P.M. tomorrow for trial of incendiary shells. Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker, 12 June 1863, CW, 6:270.

Visits Gen. Meigs' office to discuss Army of Potomac. Diary, Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Spends part of afternoon at War Dept. Journal, Samuel P. Heintzelman Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Sunday, June 12, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President receives request from Gen. George W. Dietezeler, Kansas Militia, for permission to call out 2,000 militia for 80 days to protect state against bushwhackers. DNA—WR RG 107, Off. Sec. War, EB 6, Entry 387.

John Nicolay starts on trip west because of poor health. Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 13 June 1864, 2:4; reprinted in Evening Star, (Washington, DC), 14 June 1864, 2:1.