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Tuesday, September 13, 1831.+-

New Salem, IL.

[Denton Offutt, with Joseph Glasscock as surety, gives note for $110 to William Porter. Note, drawn in presence of Virgil Hickox, is for 60 days at 60 per cent interest. Porter immediately assigns note to William Brown who files suit against Offutt to collect on note in September 1832 term of Sangamon Circuit Court.IHi—Files.]

Friday, September 13, 1833.+-

Springfield, IL.

Nelson Alley and Lincoln default and the clerk assesses damages of $107.31 in Henry for use of McCandless & Emmerson v. Alley & Lincoln.Record.

[Alley and Lincoln paid the judgment in six installments, and they made the last payment on January 28, 1834. The clerk added $11.75 in court costs to the judgment.]

Thursday, September 13, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

Josephus Hewett writes Gov. Duncan resigning as prosecuting attorney of first judicial circuit. At bottom of letter Lincoln, Hewett, Logan, Baker, Stuart, Treat, Ninian W. Edwards, and Cyrus Walker sign recommendation of Antrim Campbell for office.Petition for Appointment of Antrim Campbell as Prosecuting Attorney, [13 September 1838], CW, 1:122.

Monday, September 13, 1841.+-

On Steamboat Lebanon and St. Louis, MO

In his letter to Mary Speed September 27, 1841 Lincoln writes: "reached St. Louis the next monday at 8 P.M." Missouri Republican, 14 September 1841; Abraham Lincoln to Mary Speed, 27 September 1841, CW, 1:259-61.

Wednesday, September 13, 1843.+-

En route to Hanover, IL.

Friday, September 13, 1844.+-

Metamora, IL.

In Rice v. Barney, trespass, Lincoln excepts to special motion filed by defendant. Exception is sustained, with leave to defendant to file amended motion and case is continued.Record.

Saturday, September 13, 1845.+-

Tremont, IL.

[Lincoln probably visits Hennepin and other towns in Marshall and Putnam County at this time. In letter to Williamson Durley of Hennepin from Springfield October 3, 1845, he says: "When I saw you at home, it was agreed that I should write to you and your brother Madison. . . . I was glad to hear you say that you intend to attempt to bring about, at the next election in Putnam, a union of the whigs proper."Abraham Lincoln to Williamson Durley, 3 October 1845, CW, 1:347-48.

Monday, September 13, 1847.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Fall term of McLean County Circuit Court begins. Parties in People for use of Swallow v. Barnard and Barnard file agreement to dismiss suit. Lincoln is counsel for defendants. Record.

(Lincoln's attendance at this term is confirmed by letter he writes to Herndon from Washington December 5, 1847 in which he mentions having been in Bloomington "last fall." Abraham Lincoln to William H. Herndon, 5 December 1847, CW, 1:416-17.)

Wednesday, September 13, 1848.+-

Worcester, MA.

Lincoln and others speak briefly from stand near railroad station. Worcester Spy. He attends Whig state convention, and is guest at large dinner given by Levi Lincoln, former governor of Massachusetts.Beveridge, Abraham Lincoln, 1:474.

Saturday, September 13, 1851.+-

Pekin, IL.

In Doolittle et al. v. Bailey et al., bill for relief before court April 9, 1851, Lincoln, Jones, and Merriman, attorneys for complainant, are granted injunction. Two other cases of Lincoln's—Prettyman v. Yacle and Prettyman v. Stoltz—are continued. Record.

Tuesday, September 13, 1853.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Lincoln writes to Kinkead about Oldham & Hemingway suit: "Your letter . . . has been forwarded to me. . . . The matter now takes me at great disadvantage, in this, that it will cost me more to leave the Circuit . . . and attend to taking proof, than it would to give up the claim. . . . Without a bill of particulars . . . any proof I can possibly take, will be wide of the mark. . . . Can they not be ruled to give a Bill of particulars?"Abraham Lincoln to George B. Kinkead, 13 September 1853, CW, 2:203-4.

Saturday, September 13, 1856.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Lincoln writes to Charles H. Ray, editor of the Chicago Daily Tribune, about some German-language newspapers. Lincoln had asked Chicago attorney Grant Goodrich to "have a hundred german papers one bundle" to Bloomington attorney William H. Hanna. Lincoln also writes that he had asked Ray to "have fifty sent to Jabez Capps," a Mount Pulaski merchant. Lincoln is checking on the status of his requests because Hanna has not yet received the papers, and as for the papers destined for Capps, Lincoln writes, "Whether they are coming I dont know." Apparently, Lincoln hopes to win over German voters to the Republican party, and he writes, "Last evening I was scared a little by being told that the enemy are getting the german's away from us at Chicago. Is there any truth in that?" Abraham Lincoln to Charles H. Ray, 13 September 1856, Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL.

Sunday, September 13, 1857.+-

Chicago, IL.

Lincoln writes Jesse K. Dubois, auditor, that several people have complained about Dubois not enforcing banking laws. He hopes Dubois will explain. Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois, 13 September 1857, CW, 2:414.

Monday, September 13, 1858.+-

Greenville, IL.

Lincoln delivers a two-hour speech beginning at one o'clock in the afternoon at Colcord's Grove, an area located on the west end of Greenville. Afterward, he and others go to the grounds of the "old Presbyterian parsonage...for refreshments." The Greenville Advocate (IL), 13 February 1928, 3:1-6, 4:1; Speech at Greenville, Illinois, 13 September 1858, CW, 3:96.

Thursday, September 13, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

"You must not lay much stress on the blunder about Mr. Adams," Lincoln writes James O. Putnam, "for I made a more mischievous one, in the first printed speech of mine, on the Slavery question—Oct. 1854—I stated that the prohibition of slavery in the North West Territory was made a condition in the Virginia deed of cession—while, in fact, it was not." He also writes James F. Babcock of New York about pictures and Volk's bust. Abraham Lincoln to James O. Putnam, 13 September 1860, CW, 4:115; Abraham Lincoln to James F. Babcock, 13 September 1860, CW, 4:114-15.

Friday, September 13, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President confers with William P. Thomasson, former congressman from Kentucky, regarding patronage. Note by Lincoln, 13 September 1861, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Receives telegram addressed to Joshua F. Speed of Kentucky, early Illinois friend of Lincoln, by three citizens of Louisville: "There is not a day to lose in disavowing emancipation or Kentucky is gone over the mill dam." Telegram, 13 September 1861, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

President and Secretary of War Simon Cameron meet with Prince Salm Salm, an officer in the Prussian Royal Guards, who offers his services to the government of the United States. National Republican (Washington, DC), 14 September 1861, 3:2.

Confers with General Winfield Scott about General John C. Fremont's situation. Committee on Conduct of War, Report (1863), 3:151.

Approves payment of bill for dining service purchased by Mrs. Lincoln [See September 2, 1861]. DNA—RG 217, General Accounting Office, 141-451.

Saturday, September 13, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President sprains wrist checking his run-away horse during morning ride from Soldiers' Home to White House. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 13 September 1862, 2d ed., 3:5.

Replies to delegation presenting memorial in favor of national emancipation adopted by public meeting of Christians in Chicago: "It is my earnest desire to know the will of Providence in this matter. And if I can learn what it is I will do it! . . . I view the matter as a practical war measure, to be decided upon according to the advantages or disadvantages it may offer to the suppression of the rebellion." Reply to Emancipation Memorial Presented by Chicago Christian of All Denominations, 13 September 1862, CW, 5:419-25; National Republican (Washington, DC), 15 September 1862, 2:3.

Sunday, September 13, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln sends to Dr. Gray in Norfolk "names [12] of those whose affidavits are left with me on the question of Dr. Wrights sanity." Abraham Lincoln to John P. Gray, 13 September 1863, CW, 6:443.

Tuesday, September 13, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

Crowd attends Republican political rally at Mt. Vernon Hotel, 9th and Pennsylvania Ave., where they witness the hoisting of a large national flag across Pennsylvania Avenue with "Lincoln" and "Johnson" on its folds. Crowd marches to serenade President at White House. About 3 P.M. Lincoln responds briefly to serenade, and the crowd proceeds to Secretary of State William H. Seward's residence on F Street. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 14 September 1864, 2d ed., Extra, 3:2; Response to Serenade, 13 September 1864, CW, 8:4.

Telegraphs Gen. Butler at Bermuda Hundred, Va., that H. Ames' guns are being tested. "I shall be happy to let you have some of them as soon as I can." Abraham Lincoln to Benjamin F. Butler, 13 September 1864, CW, 8:3.