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Tuesday, March 14, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln represents David Woldridge in two cases. In Hawthorn v. Woldridge, an assumpsit case, the parties reach an agreement in which the court dismisses the case and the defendant pays all court costs. In Woldridge v. Hawthorn, a trespass vi et armis case, the parties reach an agreement where the court dismisses the case and they each pay half the court costs.Record.

Wednesday, March 14, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

In the murder case People v. Truett, the court appointed Stephen A. Douglas prosecuting attorney pro tem since the state's attoney, John D. Urquhart, was a witness. The defendant, Henry B. Truett, indicted for murder of Dr. Jacob M. Early, hired Stuart, Lincoln, Logan, Baker, and Cyrus Walker for the trial.Record.

Thursday, March 14, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

Stuart & Lincoln file defendant's answer and exhibits in Darling v. Norred & Baker. In similar case of Darling v. Norred they enter motion for summons to commissioners who reported March 8, 1839, and ask time to bring witnesses before commissioner's report is approved.Record.

Saturday, March 14, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

Sangamon County Whig convention nominates for legislature. Delegates disregard Springfield Junto and vote as they choose. Lincoln and Baker are both nominated, but Lincoln believes that except for their speaking ability they would have been dropped. Ninian W. Edwards is hurt by not being nominated.Abraham Lincoln to John T. Stuart, 26 March 1840, CW, 1:208.

Lincoln writes bill of exceptions in Manning v. Morgan et al., and gets Judge Treat's signature; he writes declaration in John & Augustus Kerr & Company v. Hill. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Stuart & Lincoln buy $1.25 worth of merchandise from a Springfield merchant. Account (copy), 14 March 1840, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 185, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.

[Fourth issue of The Old Soldier is published. Old Soldier (Springfield, IL), Issue 4, 14 March 1840.]

Monday, March 14, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Someone, perhaps Lincoln, makes a deposit to and a withdrawal from Abraham Lincoln's account with a Springfield store/bank. The amount of the deposit is $91 cash, and the amount of the withdrawal is $100 cash.Account of Abraham Lincoln (copy), 14 March 1842, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 252, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.

Thursday, March 14, 1844.+-

Jacksonville, IL.

In Circuit Court, trial of Eliza S. Cabot v. Francis Regnier, slander suit on change of venue from Menard County, begins. Lincoln writes and files exceptions to defendant's deposition, and demurrer to amended plea.Record; Photocopy.

Wednesday, March 14, 1849.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln endorses E. D. Baker's nomination of Nathaniel G. Wilcox, Schuyler County Whig, as Navy purser. Endorsement: Edward D. Baker to Nathaniel G. Wilcox, [14 March 1849], CW, 2:37.

[Lincoln's bank balance gains $21 on payment of legal fee by one Keeling. Irwin Journal.]

Sunday, March 14, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes to J. C. Louderman & Company, of St. Louis, Missouri, in regard to an order for some carpeting. Lincoln sent a "sample of our carpet to you" via Springfield, Illinois, merchant Jacob Bunn. Lincoln explains that Bunn returned to Springfield without the remnant. Lincoln requests, "I must now ask the favor of you to send us back the sample, (as, to lose it will spoil the carpet we have)." Lincoln places an order with the company for thirty-five yards of carpeting provided that that it "matches" the Lincoln sample. Abraham Lincoln to J. C. Louderman and Company, 14 March 1852, CW, 2:120.

Saturday, March 14, 1857.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln concurs in legal opinion which Logan has written at request of Zimri A. Enos. Opinion concerns compensation of county surveyor. Emanuel Hertz, Abraham Lincoln: A New Portrait, 2 vols. (New York: Liveright, 1931), 700-2.

Monday, March 14, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln, with 12 others, signs call for March 21, 1859 Springfield Republican convention. Illinois State Journal, 14 March 1859; Call for Springfield Republican Convention, 14 March 1859, CW, 3:372.

Wednesday, March 14, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Early in morning Lincoln arrives on Great Western, "in excellent health and in his usual spirits." He turns to his correspondence, apologizing to A. W. Harvey for his inability to speak in Buffalo, and to Messrs. Beers and Mansfield, photographers, for not finding time to sit for portrait. Abraham Lincoln to Alexander W. Harvey, 14 March 1860, CW, 4:31; Abraham Lincoln to William A. Beers and Sereno Mansfield, 14 March 1860, CW, 4:30.

Thursday, March 14, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln sends to Senate nomination of Jacob S. Haldeman, president, Harrisburg (Pa.) National Bank, as minister to Sweden. Cabinet meets in morning and afternoon; busy with appointments and policy regarding Fort Sumter, S.C. Baltimore Sun, 15 March 1861.

Friday, March 14, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Former Gov. Dennison (Ohio) confers with President again this morning, probably on behalf of Gen. McClellan. Second Series, 14 March 1862, George B. McClellan Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln demonstrates statistically to Sen. James A. McDougall (Calif.) that gradual compensated emancipation can be accomplished in Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Kentucky, and Missouri for a sum equivalent to cost of 87 days of war. Abraham Lincoln to James A. McDougall, 14 March 1862, CW, 5:160-61.

Sends for Asst. Sec. Fox and wants him to go to New York tonight. Fox, Diary, Gist-Blair Family Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Transmits to Congress correspondence concerning case of Danish barque "Jorgen Lorentzen," with recommendation that award of referees be paid. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate and House of Representatives, [14] March 1862, CW, 5:162.

Saturday, March 14, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

President sends congratulations to Isabel II, Queen of Spain, on birth of nephew, son of Duchess of Montpensier. Abraham Lincoln to Isabel II, 14 March 1863, CW, 6:136.

Interviews Sen. Thomas H. Hicks (Md.) and delegation on behalf of Col. George Sangster. Memorandum: Promotion of George Sangster, 14 March 1863, CW, 6:136.

Borrows copy of "Hume's England Vols., 3 & 4" from Library of Congress. [David Hume, The History of England, London: 1754-62?] Borrowers' Ledger 1861-63, 348, Archives of the Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Monday, March 14, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President issues call and orders draft for 200,000 men for military services. Draft Order for 200,000 Men, 14 March 1864, CW, 7:245.

Transmits to Congress treaty with Great Britain regarding claims of Hudson's Bay and Puget's Sound Agricultural Companies and recommends "appropriation to carry into effect the first, second, and third articles thereof." Abraham Lincoln to the Senate and House of Representatives, 14 March 1864, CW, 7:246-47.

Receives Gov. Curtin (Pa.) at 7 P.M. on official business. Curtin to Lincoln, 14 March 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Transmits to Senate report of secretary of interior regarding sale of Wea trust lands in Kansas. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, [14] March 1864, CW, 7:246.

Invites early attention of Congress to convention with Ecuador requiring appointment of commissioners to adjust claims. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate and House of Representatives, 14 March 1864, CW, 7:247.

Tuesday, March 14, 1865.+-

Washington, DC.

President is ill with influenza and confined to bed. Cabinet meets in his bedroom. Evening Star Washington, DC), 14 March 1865, 2d ed., Extra, 2:1; Welles, Diary.