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Friday, September 15, 1815.+-

Elizabethtown, KY.

[Stout, Sheridan, and Thomas Rhodes bring suit in ejectment against Thomas Lincoln to recover Knob Creek farm.Equity Papers Miscellaneous Bundle, Hardin Circuit Court.]

Saturday, September 15, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

[In Fellows v. Snyder et al., Macon County case, Lincoln writes praecipe, bond, and declaration.Photocopy.]

Wednesday, September 15, 1841.+-

En route to Springfield, IL.

[Stage probably arrives late in afternoon.]

Thursday, September 15, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys $26.56 worth of merchandise from a Springfield merchant.Account (copy), 15 September 1842, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 282, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.

[Tazewell County Circuit Court convenes for fall term lasting seven days. Docket does not show that Lincoln has any cases on first day.]

Monday, September 15, 1845.+-

Tremont, IL.

[McLean County Circuit Court opens six-day session at Bloomington.] On or about this day, Lincoln signs, with 51 others, mostly lawyers and citizens of Bloomington, petition to Gov. Ford asking reprieve for person whose name court does not know, who is sentenced to serve one year for larceny by McLean Circuit Court at this session.Petition for Pardon of a Person Unknown, [15?] September 1845, CW, 1:346-47.

Tuesday, September 15, 1846.+-

Tremont, IL.

Agreement to sell real estate is made in R. H. and Thomas Snell v. John S. Snell et al., heirs of Thomas Snell. G. F. Saltonstall is to be paid $1,770 on mortgage held by him from plaintiffs, remainder of proceeds to be held subject to order of court. Jones and James are attorneys for complainant and Lincoln for defendant.Record.

Lincoln writes order and decree of court in Richard and Thomas Snell v. Woolston and Snell.Photocopy.

Friday, September 15, 1848.+-

Boston, MA.

Lincoln addresses Boston Whig Club. "He defended General Taylor from the charge that he had no principles. . . . He pointed out the absurdity of men who professed Whig principles supporting Van Buren, with all his Locofocoism, while the Whigs were as much opposed to the extension of slavery as were the Van Buren party. . . . It was a glorious meeting."Speech at Boston, Massachusetts, 15 September 1848, CW, 2:5.

Saturday, September 15, 1849.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln reminds Secretary of State Clayton that Simeon Francis will accept Oregon secretaryship, and lists 12 Whigs who support Francis. Abraham Lincoln to John M. Clayton, 15 September 1849, CW, 2:64.

He buys $1.02 in "sundries." Bunn Journal.

Monday, September 15, 1851.+-

Pekin, IL.

Lincoln writes and files defendant's answer in Rorebeck v. Bennett. Photocopy.

Wednesday, September 15, 1852.+-

Pekin, IL.

Tazewell Circuit Court convenes. On motion of Lincoln, Jones, and Saltonstall, for defendant, case of Crabb and Walls v. Wallace, stricken from docket April 14, 1852, is reinstated and plaintiffs are ruled to file declaration. (See May 2, 1853.) Case is replevin suit. Prettyman is attorney for plaintiffs. Record.

Thursday, September 15, 1853.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Hawks, Osborn & Co. v. Major, in which jury was unable to agree April 12, 1853, comes to trial again. Jury finds for plaintiff who is represented by Lincoln and Holmes. Gridley is attorney for defendant. Lincoln secures leave to amend his declaration in Woodworth v. Cox. Record.

Saturday, September 15, 1855.+-

Bloomington, IL.

[Lincoln's account with Corneau & Diller, drugs, is charged 75¢ for box of "Lubins Extract" and 40¢ for box of "Ox Marrow." Pratt, Personal Finances, 151.]

Monday, September 15, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes to Jesse A. Pickrell of Sangamon County, and asks for "a list of fifteen or twenty names of good, steady Fillmore men, round about you." Lincoln is referring to Millard Fillmore, the American (Know-Nothing) Party candidate for president. Lincoln seeks the names of Fillmore supporters to whom he can send letters in an attempt to garner votes for John C. Fremont, the Republican presidential candidate. In addition to Fremont and Fillmore, James Buchanan is the Democratic party's nominee in the three-way presidential election of 1856. Abraham Lincoln to Jesse A. Pickrell, 15 September 1856, University of Illinois Library, Lincoln Room, Urbana, IL; Thomas F. Schwartz, "Lincoln, Form Letters, and Fillmore Men," Illinois Historical Journal 78 (Spring 1985): 65-70.

Tuesday, September 15, 1857.+-

Chicago, IL.

Plaintiffs' testimony is concluded during morning. One defense deposition is read, but owing to defense not being fully prepared, court adjourns early. Several defense witnesses testify. Chicago Press, 16 September 1857.

Wednesday, September 15, 1858.+-

Jonesboro, IL.

Third joint debate takes place. Douglas comes up from Cairo with several carloads of supporters. Audience is smallest of series. White wrote: "The country people came into the little town with ox teams mostly, and a very stunted breed of oxen, too. Their wagons were old-fashioned and looked as though they were ready to fall in pieces." Herndon & Weik, II, 118; Third Debate with Stephen A. Douglas at Jonesboro, Illinois, 15 September 1858, CW, 3:102-44.

Sunday, September 15, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Today President conducts second cabinet meeting regarding removal of Gen. Fremont. Decides to await report of emissaries examining case. Nicolay memorandum of conversation, 17 September 1861, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Sec. Welles at White House in evening. Welles to wife, 15 September 1861, Gideon Welles Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Monday, September 15, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Gen. Sigel discusses his military position with President and complains that Gen. Heintzelman has higher command. Halleck to Sigel, 16 September 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Sec. Chase accompanies Mr. Case (spiritualism and war prophecies) to see President. Postmaster Gen. Blair is in conference with Lincoln. Donald, Chase Diaries, 142-43.

President declines offer of three Negro regiments raised in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. N.Y. Tribune, 16 September 1862.

Writes J. K. Dubois: "I now consider it safe to say that Gen. McClellan has gained a great victory over the great rebel army in Maryland between Fredericktown and Hagerstown. He is now pursuing the flying foe." Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois, 15 September 1862, CW, 5:425-26.

To McClellan: "Your despatches [relative to battles of South Mountain and Crampton's Gap] of to-day received. God bless you, and all with you. Destroy the rebel army, if possible." Abraham Lincoln to George B. McClellan, 15 September 1862, CW, 5:426.

Tuesday, September 15, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

At 9 A.M. President reads to cabinet opinion on military draft. [There is question as to when Lincoln prepared this opinion. Nicolay & Hay dates it 15 August 1863; CW dates it 14 September 1863.] Sec. Chase thinks preferable way to prevent courts from interfering with draft is for President by proclamation to suspend privilege of writ of habeas corpus in military or naval cases. Proposal wins approval. Cabinet adjourns at 1 P.M. Sec. Seward prepares proclamation and presents it when cabinet reconvenes. All agree and order it carried into effect. Welles, Diary; Bates, Diary; Opinion on the Draft, [14? September] 1863, CW, 6:444-49.

President issues proclamation suspending writ of habeas corpus. Proclamation Suspending Writ of Habeas Corpus, 15 September 1863, CW, 6:451-52.

Interviews Mrs. Craddock relative to rebel prisoner and directs her to Sec. Stanton . Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 15 September 1863, CW, 6:452.

Replies to request of J. K. Dubois and O. M. Hatch: "What nation do you desire Gen. Allen to be made Quarter-Master-General of? This nation already has a Quarter-Master-General." Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois and Ozias M. Hatch, 15 September 1863, CW, 6:450.

Writes Gen. Halleck that Gen. Meade desires guidance as to what he should do. "My opinion is that he should move upon Lee at once in manner of general attack. . . . I think this would develope Lee's real condition and purposes better than the cavalry alone can do. Of course my opinion is not to control you and Gen. Meade." Abraham Lincoln to Henry W. Halleck, 15 September 1863, CW, 6:450-51.

Thursday, September 15, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President interviews Mrs. McElrath, widow of Maj. H. McD. McElrath (CSA), who asks permission to return to Knoxville. Abraham Lincoln to James B. Steedman, 15 September 1864, CW, 8:7.

Receives Gen. Eustorjio Salgar, new minister from United States of Colombia, and they exchange brief formal remarks. Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 16 September 1864, 2d ed., 2:1; Abraham Lincoln to Eustorjio Salgar, 15 September 1864, CW, 8:6-7.

Confers with F. P. Blair, Sr., on political conditions in Tennessee. Blair to Lincoln, 14 September 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

[Mrs. Lincoln and Tad return from trip to New York at 6:30 P.M. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 16 September 1864, 2d ed., 2:4.]