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Thursday, September 14, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Letter to Third Auditor written by Lincoln Sept. 9 is postmarked "Springfield, Ill. Sept. 14," so evidently he is in Springfield.IHi—Original.

Tuesday, September 14, 1841.+-

En route to Springfield, IL.

[Two-day stage journey took passengers from St. Louis to Springfield. Fall courts opened at Tremont September 16, 1841. It is assumed that Lincoln was anxious to attend Tazewell Court where he had a good practice and therefore came to Springfield by stage rather than by boat up Illinois River.]

Thursday, September 14, 1843.+-

Hanover, IL.

Woodford Circuit Court opens for two-day term. Cassel for use of Crocker v. Robinson is argued before jury. Holland appears for defendant and Lincoln for plaintiff.Record.

Monday, September 14, 1846.+-

Tremont, IL.

Wells v. Clark and Stanford & Davis v. Hicks et al. are continued. Lincoln gives receipt for $5 to Samuel Clark, fee for services "done at this time" in Wells v. Clark. Lincoln writes answer of Daniel Finn on defendants' answer in Prettyman v. Carlisle et al., chancery.Record; Photocopy.

Thursday, September 14, 1848.+-

New Bedford, MA.

In evening Lincoln speaks at Liberty Hall. "Lincoln and the New Haven and the Boston and Albany Railroads,"Railway and Locomotive Historical Society Bulletin No. 33.

Friday, September 14, 1849.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes to William Fithian explaining status of his suit against Mobley et al., which came before Circuit Court August 29, 1849. "The court allowed Mobley till the first of March to pay the money, before advertising for sale. Stuart was empowered by Mobley to appear for him, and I had to take such decree as he would consent to or none at all." Abraham Lincoln to William Fithian, 14 September 1849, CW, 2:63.

Tuesday, September 14, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Woodford Circuit Court case of Bryant v. Pool, Gridley and Lincoln for defense, is continued on application of defendant's counsel. Record.]

Friday, September 14, 1855.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Lincoln draws on James F. Joy, through Theron Pardee, for $150. This represents fee of $10 each for 15 cases against Illinois Central which Lincoln had handled in McLean and DeWitt counties since September 1854. Abraham Lincoln to James F. Joy, 14 September 1855, CW, 2:325.

Sunday, September 14, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes Robert Boal, promising to be at Lacon September 30, 1856 if possible. He also urges Frederick Hecker, exiled German revolutionist of St. Clair County, to speak in Springfield on 25th, "when we expect to have a large mass-meeting." He declines invitation to speak in Iowa on 23rd. Iowa is safe, but in Illinois "much hard work is still to be done." Abraham Lincoln to Robert S. Boal, 14 September 1856, CW, 2:375; Abraham Lincoln to Friedrich K. F. Hecker, 14 September 1856, CW, 2:376; Abraham Lincoln to Henry O'Conner, 14 September 1856, CW, 2:376.

Monday, September 14, 1857.+-

Chicago, IL.

T. D. Lincoln reads depositions throughout morning. In afternoon oral testimony is presented. Chicago Press, 15 September 1857, 16 September 1857.

Tuesday, September 14, 1858.+-

Jonesboro, IL.

Lincoln arrives during evening. Donati's comet, appearance of which causes much excitement, is plainly visible. "Mr. Lincoln greatly admired this strange visitor, and he and I sat for an hour or more in front of the hotel looking at it," wrote Horace White. Herndon & Weik, II, 119; Chicago Tribune, 17 September 1858.

Wednesday, September 14, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

Mrs. Lincoln buys new "stock" for husband at Smith's, and boys' cap and two pairs boys' socks. Pratt, Personal Finances, 159.

Friday, September 14, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes Judge John Pettit of Kansas about prospects in New York. Abraham Lincoln to John Pettit, 14 September 1860, CW, 4:115.

Saturday, September 14, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President consults with Sec. Cameron and they decide to ask Gen. Fremont to send 5,000 well-armed infantry to Washington. Committee on Conduct of War, Report (1863), 3:133.

Lincoln writes to Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase on behalf of an old friend. Lincoln explains, "Mr. ThomasAlsop is my personal acquaintance of near twenty years standing, and one of the truest men I ever knew. He is needy now; and if you can at once, or in a reasonable time, find a clerkship for him, I shall be greatly obliged to you." Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, 14 September 1861, CW, 11:33.

In evening President has long friendly chat at Executive Mansion with Sec. Welles who has just returned from Connecticut. West, Welles, 151.

Steams down Potomac at night to watch test of electro-mercury light invented by Prof. John T. Way. Extracts from Dahlgren Diary, 15 September 1861, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

[Lincoln's account is charged $1.00, again for "altering collar." Lutz Account Book.]

Sunday, September 14, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Gen. Cassius M. Clay takes to White House order assigning him to duty at New Orleans; President issues counter order: "You need not proceed to New Orleans until you hear from me again." Cassius M. Clay, The Life of Cassius Marcellus Clay. Memoirs, Writings, and Speeches, Showing his Conduct in the Overthrow of American slavery, the Salvation of the Union, and the Restoration of the Autonomy of the States, 2 vols. (Cincinnati: J. F. Brennan, 1886), 1:315; Abraham Lincoln to Cassius M. Clay, 14 September 1862, CW, 5:425.

Monday, September 14, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

After breakfast Sec. Chase escorts Gov. Andrew (Mass.) to White House for conference with President. Official Records—Armies 543-44.

Lincoln calls special cabinet meeting for 11 A.M. to discuss decisions of certain judges releasing drafted men by writ of habeas corpus. Agrees to prepare an opinion for cabinet meeting following morning. Welles, Diary; Bates, Diary.

Wednesday, September 14, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President endorses certificate concerning William Elmore: "If this man's Colonel will say in writing on this sheet that he is willing to receive him back into his regiment I will pardon and send him." Endorsement Concerning William Elmore, 14 September 1864, CW, 8:5.