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Friday, June 22, 1832.+-

En route to Dixon's Ferry, IL.

Capt. Early is ordered to proceed with his company of spies to Dixon's Ferry and report to Gen. Hugh Brady. Early's company remains at Dixon's Ferry until June 25, 1832.Atkinson Letter Book, Black Hawk War Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL.

Thursday, June 22, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Stuart & Lincoln and Logan & Baker file suit on behalf of Joel Wright, administrator of Joseph Anderson's estate, widow Mary Anderson and her son, Richard, against James Adams. In Wright et al. v. Adams the complainants seek to recover possession of ten acres located north of Springfield. They allege that Adams procured title to the land by fraud. Beveridge, Abraham Lincoln, 1:214.

Lincoln files a declaration in H. B. Truett & Co. v. Ransdell, an assumpsit case. In Miller v. Chrisman et al., Lincoln writes a chancery bill for conveyance of land, and he signs the document "Stuart & Lincoln."Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Friday, June 22, 1838.+-

Lick Creek.

Candidates for legislature address citizens of southwestern Sangamon County at meeting at William Colburn's mill on Lick Creek near present town of Loami. All candidates have been invited, and Lincoln probably attends.Sangamo Journal, 23 June 1838.

Saturday, June 22, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and files declaration and notice with Sangamon Circuit Court clerk to issue summons in trespass case of James Bell & Co. v. Elkin. He writes and files declaration in Hurst v. Smith & Taggart.Photocopy.

Monday, June 22, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln draws draft for $35.93 on Simeon B. Williams of St. Louis, payable in ten days "at the counting room of H. N. Davis & Co., at St. Louis." He endorses it to Robert Irwin & Co., Springfield.Copy Book, Robert Irwin & Co., owned by Springfield Marine Bank.

Tuesday, June 22, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes bill in chancery for estate partition, in Preston et ux. v. Hussey & Hussey.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

[Citizens of Springfield hold meeting and express to Archibald Trailor apologies and regrets for believing him involved in Archibald Fisher's suspected murder.Register, 25 June 1841.]

Wednesday, June 22, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

In the bankruptcy case of In re Snider, Logan & Lincoln file a notice for John C. Snider of McDonough County, informing Snider's creditors of a hearing scheduled for October 1, 1842, in the U. S. District Court. Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 1 July 1842, 3:5.

Thursday, June 22, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Congressman Lincoln writes to his law partner William H. Herndon and encourages "young men" to participate in Zachary Taylor's presidential campaign. He writes, "You must not wait to be brought forward by the older men. . . . [D]o you suppose that I should ever have got into notice if I had waited to be hunted up and pushed forward by older men. You young men get together . . . and have regular meetings and speeches." Lincoln predicts, "the older men, and the women will go to hear you; so that it will not only contribute to the election of 'Old Zach' but will be an interesting pastime, and improving to the intellectual faculties of all engaged." Lincoln is annoyed that the "whig paper[s] of our district" do not reprint many of the "speeches" made by the members of Congress. He also chastises Herndon for continuing to "ask how Congress came to declare . . . war" on Mexico. Lincoln writes, "Is it possible you dont understand that yet? You have at least twenty speeches in your possession that fully explain it. I will, however, try it once more." Abraham Lincoln to William H. Herndon, 22 June 1848, CW, 1:490-92.

In House he votes for bill for regulation of seamen on public and private vessels. It passes.Journal.

Friday, June 22, 1849.+-

Washington, DC.

Suspecting that some of letters of recommendation which he secured have been withheld from President, Lincoln writes to Ewing asking him to transmit to him (Lincoln) all papers on file in Department of Interior recommending him for commissioner. He writes endorsement of William Porter of Sangamon County, applicant for Land Office job, and forwards to Interior Department. He gets back from Interior his letter recommending Charles G. Thomas for marshal. Abraham Lincoln to Thomas Ewing, 22 June 1849, CW, 2:55; Endorsement: William Porter to Lincoln, [23] June 1849, CW, 2:55; Receipt to Department of Interior, 22 June 1849, CW, 8:415.

Tuesday, June 22, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys new carriage ($260) from Obed Lewis, carriage maker. Obed Lewis Account Books.

He writes, signs, and mails to Decatur declaration in John Hanks v. Joshua B. Hanks. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, June 22, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes replication filed in Blackford et al. v. People and Daniel S. Hay, signing "Lincoln & Herndon for complainant." Photocopy.

Thursday, June 22, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes O. L. Davis, Danville attorney, that he has been unable to locate deed Davis asked him to find. "I have just made the desired search, and find that no such deed has ever been here. Campbell, the Auditor, says that if it were here, it would be in his office, and that he has hunted for it a dozen times, & could never find it." Abraham Lincoln to Oliver L. Davis, 22 June 1854, CW, 2:220.

Friday, June 22, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Ten of Lincoln & Herndon's 12 cases are continued. Two are tried by court. In C. Freeman & Co. v. Tenney & Armington, defendants, whom they represent, are ordered to pay plaintiff $77.93. In Noble v. Gaines, appeal from justice's court, court finds for defendant, their client. Record.

Z. A. Enos, Sangamon County surveyor, completes survey of 36-acre tract near northwest Springfield which Lincoln is handling for Mrs. Maria L. Bullock of Lexington, Ky., Mrs. Lincoln's aunt. Surveyor's Record B, 172.

Sunday, June 22, 1856.+-

Urbana, IL.

[Lincoln's account at John Williams & Co. is charged $1.25 for buggy whip. Pratt, Personal Finances, 148.]

Monday, June 22, 1857.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Pike v. Shaffer is again continued by agreement. Record.

Tuesday, June 22, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

Mrs. Mary Macready of New York, whose damage suit against Alton Lincoln filed April 17, 1858, calls on Lincoln. Lincoln asks O. H. Browning, associated with him in case, if he can be on hand at next term if case should be continued. Abraham Lincoln to Orville H. Browning, 22 June 1858, CW, 2:470.

William Cline gives Lincoln his promissory note for $750 at 10 per cent, payable in one year. As security Lincoln takes mortgage on 95 acres. U.S. Court hears testimony in Wiggins Ferry Co. v. Steamer Ocean Spray, and decides that plaintiffs did in fact salvage ship. Wreck is ordered sold by court marshal August 25, 1858. Record.

Wednesday, June 22, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

Court overrules defendants' demurrers in two cases argued yesterday. Lincoln appeared for defendants. Record.

Friday, June 22, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

At request of O. M. Hatch, secretary of state, Lincoln sends autograph to Charles F. Ulrich, whose son is making collection. Photocopy.

Saturday, June 22, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President directs heads of bureaus in war, navy, and other departments to prepare, under direction of John G. Nicolay, reports showing number of men enlisted as soldiers or seamen in service of U.S., and number and description of war vessels and transports owned or chartered by government. Abraham Lincoln to Heads of Bureaus, 22 June 1861, CW, 4:415.

Approves, if agreeable to secretary of war, receiving cavalry regiment as one of infantry regiments already accepted from Indiana. Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, 22 June 1861, CW, 4:415.

Sunday, June 22, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

President announces signing of postal convention with Mexico. National Intelligencer, 25 June 1862.

Monday, June 22, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

President allots Assoc. Justice Stephen J. Field to 10th circuit of U.S. Circuit Court for Districts of California and Oregon. Assignment of Stephen J. Field, 22 June 1863, CW, 6:290.

Appoints Asst. Atty. Gen. Titian J. Coffey attorney general ad interim, in absence of Edward Bates. Bates, Diary, 23 June 1863.

Begins summer residence at Soldiers' Home. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 22 June 1863, 3d ed., Extra, 2:1; DNA—RG 217, General Accounting Office, 147-321.

Sends another Leesburg, Va., report to Gen. Hooker: "'I heard very little firing this a.m. about daylight, but it seems to have stopped now. It was in about the same direction as yesterday, but farther off.' " Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker, 22 June 1863, CW, 6:290.

President Lincoln writes to commander of the Department of the Missouri General John M. Schofield, who seeks clarification regarding the military's role as the state institutes an emancipation policy. Lincoln writes, "I have very earnestly urged the slave-states to adopt emancipation; and it ought to be, and is an object with me not to overthrow, or thwart what any of them may in good faith do, to that end. You are therefore authorized to act in the spirit of this letter, in conjunction with what may appear to be the military necessities of your Department." John M. Schofield to Abraham Lincoln, 20 June 1863, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Abraham Lincoln to John M. Schofield, 22 June 1863, CW, 6:291.

Wednesday, June 22, 1864.+-

City Point, VA and En route.

At 8 A.M. President and Gen. Grant steam up James River to see that portion of lines and to visit flagship of Acting Rear Adm. Lee. Pick up Gen. Butler at Bermuda Hundred. Lee joins party and they go up river as far as considered safe. After 2 P.M. Butler and President return by steamer "Greyhound," and Lincoln leaves City Point soon afterward on U.S.S. "Baltimore" for trip to Washington. Butler, Correspondence, 4:424; N.Y. Herald, 25 June 1864; Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant (New York: Century, 1897), 216-24.