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Tuesday, June 21, 1825.+-

Spencer County, IN.

[Thomas Lincoln's name appears on Pigeon Baptist Church membership list with his wife Sarah.Pigeon Church Record.]

Tuesday, June 21, 1836.+-

New Salem, IL.

Illinois State Representative Lincoln, writes to Springfield businessman Robert Allen regarding an assertion that Allen is "in possession of a fact or facts, which, if known to the public, would entirely destroy the prospects of N[inian] W. Edwards and myself at the ensuing election." Lincoln advises, "through favour to us, you should forbear to divulge them." He adds, "I here assure you, that the candid statement of facts, on your part, however low it may sink me, shall never break the tie of personal friendship between us." Abraham Lincoln to Robert Allen, 21 June 1836, CW, 1:48-49.

Wednesday, June 21, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln's second "Sampson's Ghost" letter is written from "Fork Prairie." He defends Dr. A. G. Henry and asks Adams how he procured his home lots. "Sampson" says he always wrote his own name and any instrument not written with his own hand, which affects his interest, is forgery.Sangamo Journal, 24 June 1837.

Friday, June 21, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and signs declaration in James McGee v. Wharton Ransdell.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Monday, June 21, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Someone, perhaps Lincoln, purchases 75¢ worth of merchandise from a Springfield store and charges it to Abraham Lincoln's account.Account of Abraham Lincoln (copy), 21 June 1841, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 252, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.

Wednesday, June 21, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln deposits $175 in his bank account.Irwin Ledger.

Wednesday, June 21, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln is present at House. He votes aye as naval appropriations bill is passed and on other roll calls.Globe.

In evening he attends Whig caucus. All are confident of success in election. Illinois is expected to do well. Returning to his room, however, he is perturbed to find pessimistic letter from Herndon.Abraham Lincoln to William H. Herndon, 22 June 1848, CW, 1:490-92.

Thursday, June 21, 1849.+-

Washington, DC.

Justin Butterfield is appointed commissioner of General Land Office. Lincoln, learning of his defeat, comes back to his room, throws himself on the bed, and lies there an hour or more. IHi—Journal, XXV, 152.

Saturday, June 21, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys Robert pair of shoes for 75¢. Irwin Journal.

Monday, June 21, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln files in Sangamon Circuit Court praecipe in Gray for use of VanBergen v. Hewett. He writes and swears Van Bergen's affidavit. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

He buys 50¢ worth of merchandise. Irwin Ledger.

Tuesday, June 21, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

Fourteen of Lincoln & Herndon's cases come before Circuit Court. Four are stricken from docket, three decided in their favor, they win two by default, and rest are continued. Record.

Lincoln writes and files by mail his bill for services to Gideon Hawley estate, Tazewell Circuit Court. Photocopy.

Lincoln writes note on letter from Nathaniel Coffin, treasurer of Illinois College, which inquires about Gilman et al. v. Hamilton et al.. Lincoln has had case continued. Endorsement: Nathaniel Coffin to Lincoln, [21 June 1853], CW, 2:198-99.

Thursday, June 21, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Herndon file pleas and enter motions in six cases. In seventh, Hall v. Crouch, they argue demurrer which defendant's attorneys filed. Demurrer is overruled, and defendant is given leave to plead. Record.

Monday, June 21, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

In the U. S. District Court, Lincoln & Herndon represent the Wiggins Ferry Company, the plaintiff in the case of Wiggins Ferry Co. v. Steamer Ocean Spray. The plaintiff seeks the salvage rights to the cargo of a steamer called the "Ocean Spray." John Trendley, an employee of the ferry company, rescued the steamer which had caught fire while on the Mississippi River. Lincoln & Herndon ask Judge Samuel H. Treat to assign one of the court's commissioners "to take the testimony of witnesses...and to report thereon with all convenient speed." Judge Treat grants the request.Libel, Affidavit of John Trendley, 29 April 1858, Wiggins Ferry Co. v. Steamer Ocean Spray, Record Group 21, case file 20; Order, 21 June 1858, Wiggins Ferry Co. v. Steamer Ocean Spray, Record Group 21, General Record, Vol. 1, 151, both in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, National Archives and Records Administration, Great Lakes Region, Chicago, IL.

Tuesday, June 21, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

Disgusted with demands of plaintiffs in Ambos et al. v. Barrett, Lincoln writes Charles Ambos; "I would now very gladly surrender the charge of the case to anyone you would designate, without charging anything for the much trouble I have already had." Abraham Lincoln to Charles Ambos, 21 June 1859, CW, 3:386-87.

He argues demurrers in Rice v. Wing (see January 3, 1860) and Whiting v. Mudge, continued from June 17, 1859. Record.

Robert buys paper of pepper at Smith's. Pratt, Personal Finances, 157.

Thursday, June 21, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys pair of boots for Tad. Pratt, Personal Finances, 150.

Friday, June 21, 1861+-

Washington, DC.

[Mrs. Lincoln, Willie and Tad Lincoln, and party visit camp of New York Twenty-fifth Regiment on Virginia side of Potomac. On return, the tongue of the carriage broke, and the horses ran, throwing the driver from his seat. Nearby soldiers prevented an accident to the carriage. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 22 June 1861, 3:2; Sun (Baltimore, MD), 22 June 1861.]

Saturday, June 21, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President nominates 255 generals, of whom 19 are major generals. N.Y. Tribune, 23 June 1862.

President Lincoln writes to Major General George B. McClellan, who commands the Army of the Potomac, regarding McClellan's offer to provide Lincoln with an assessment of the "present state of Military affairs throughout the whole country." Lincoln expresses interest unless doing so "would . . . divert too much of your time, and attention from the Army under your immediate command." Lincoln adds, "I would be very glad to talk with you, but you can not leave your camp, and I can not well leave here." George B. McClellan to Abraham Lincoln, 20 June 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Abraham Lincoln to George B. McClellan, 21 June 1862, CW, 5:279-80.

Interviews D. O. Macomber of firm of Ferriss & Macomber, who urges trial and use of Ferriss gun. Macomber to Lincoln, 11 January 1865, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Sunday, June 21, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln prepares answer to Gen. Schofield's inquiry of yesterday. Abraham Lincoln to John M. Schofield, 21 June 1863, CW, 6:289.

Forwards report from Leesburg, Va., telegraph operator to Gen. Hooker: "Firing commenced about 7 this morning in direction from here of Aldie's Gap and Middleburg; has continued all day, . . . apparently now about White Plains." Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker, 21 June 1863, CW, 6:289.

Tuesday, June 21, 1864.+-

City Point, VA and General Grant's Headquarters.

Arrives at City Point about noon. Gen. Grant and staff board steamer to welcome President, who has upset stomach. Lincoln refuses champagne because too many fellows get "seasick ashore from drinking that very stuff." Rests briefly at headquarters, then mounts Grant's horse "Cincinnati" and visits lines before Petersburg, Va. Grant rides "Jeff Davis." President reviews black troops under Gen. Edward W. Hinks and receives hearty cheers. Sits with Grant and staff in front of Grant's tent in evening for spell of story-telling. Sleeps on steamer. Dana to Stanton, 21 June 1864, Edwin M. Stanton Papers, Library of Congress, Washington DC; Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant (New York: Century, 1897), 216-24; Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 24 June 1864, 2d ed., 2:2.

[President communicates to Senate convention between U.S. and Delaware Indians of Kansas. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 21 June 1864, CW, 7:403.]