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Monday, June 25, 1832.+-

En route to Kellogg's Grove, IL.

Battle is fought June 25, 1832 at Kellogg's Grove, about 38 miles northwest of Dixon's Ferry, between small force under Maj. John Dement and party of Sauk commanded by Black Hawk. Five white men are killed. Maj. Dement calls for assistance. At 4 P.M. Capt. Early's company is dispatched to grove.IHi—BHWC, Gen. Alexander Posey to Atkinson, 26 June 1832; Early to Atkinson, 26 June 1832; Broadside, 10 July 1834.

Friday, June 25, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln and Benjamin S. Edwards examine papers and listen to oral testimony of Harry Wilton, late U.S. marshal for Illinois, charged with using his office for political effect in taking 1840 census. Statement signed by both men shows that 54 of 76 appointments were Democrats, but they draw no conclusions from evidence.Statement Regarding Harry Wilton, 25 June 1841, CW, 1:258-59.

Lincoln and Edwards are praised by Springfield's Democratic paper for being "able and willing to do justice to a political opponent when wronged."Register, 16 July 1841.

Tuesday, June 25, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys haberdashery: stock $1.25; two-and-a-half yards tweed cloth for Biddle, tailor, and $1.75 for coat trimming. He also buys $8 worth of merchandise.Irwin Ledger.

Sunday, June 25, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln begins letter to Mrs. Lincoln but does not finish it. Abraham Lincoln to Mary Todd Lincoln, 2 July 1848, CW, 1:495-96.

Monday, June 25, 1849-Tuesday, July 3, 1849.+-

Monday, June 25, 1849-Tuesday, July 3, 1849.

Friday, June 25, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln pays his carriage maker $250 cash. Obed Lewis Account Books.

Lincoln writes to Onslow Peters, Peoria attorney, who has asked him about "Shurtluff claim." Lincoln once looked into it, "& decided it to be valueless." He outlines case. Abraham Lincoln to Onslow Peters, 25 June 1852, CW, 2:120-21.

Saturday, June 25, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln receives letter from T. J. Turner about Adams case. Abraham Lincoln to Thomas J. Turner, 27 June 1853, CW, 2:199-200.

Monday, June 25, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln receives $143.68 in cash from purchasers of Bullock land. Acting as attorney for Mrs. Bullock, he deeds two tracts to purchasers, John Connelley and Nathaniel Hay, taking their notes in payment. Out of cash he pays costs of sale, which aggregate $42.70. Notes Drawn for Nathaniel and John Hay, 25 June 1855, CW, 2:313; Abraham Lincoln to Mrs. Maria L. Bullock, 31 August 1855, CW, 2:323-25.

Friday, June 25, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

To Joseph Medill of Chicago "Tribune" Lincoln writes elaborate denial of charge made by Chicago "Times" that he voted against supplies during Mexican War. He also writes A. Campbell of La Salle, asking whether his offer of $500 for political purposes, made in 1856, still holds good. "I see clearly that such a privilege would be more available now than it was then." Lincoln receives $200 draft from James W. Somers, Urbana attorney, which he at once pays to court on judgment awarded June 11, 1858, in Thompson, White, & Pryor v. Wilson & Parks. He reports this to Somers, and writes page on politics. Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Medill, 25 June 1858, CW, 2:473-74; Abraham Lincoln to Alexander Campbell, 25 June 1858, CW, 2:473; Abraham Lincoln to James W. Somers, 25 June 1858, CW, 2:474-75; Judge's Docket.

Saturday, June 25, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln has his carriage painted, new silk curtains and glass hooks attached, and top oiled, for $19.50. Obed Lewis Account Books.

Tuesday, June 25, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President, Mrs. Lincoln, and party attend, by invitation, funeral of a private conducted with military honors and Hungarian obsequies at camp of Garibaldi Guard. National Republican (Washington, DC), 26 June 1861, 2:5; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 26 June 1861, 3:2.

With Mary Lincoln reviews the Thirty-Seventh New York Volunteer regiment, encamped near the Garibaldi Guard. National Republican (Washington, DC), 26 June 1861, 2:5; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 26 June 1861, 3:2.

Lincoln notifies Marshal Ward H. Lamon that companies recruited from Virginians will be mustered in immediately. Abraham Lincoln to Ward H. Lamon, 25 June 1861, CW, 4:416-17.

Calls conference with Generals Winfield Scott, Montgomery C. Meigs, and John A. Dix, and cabinet to consider military situation. "The President expresses a strong desire to bag [Gen. Thomas J. ('Stonewall')] Jackson [(CSA)]." Extracts from Montgomery C. Meigs Diary, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, June 25, 1862.+-

West Point, NY and Washington, DC.

President and party consisting of Gen. Scott, Col. Daniel C. McCallum, director of military railroads, and reporters leave West Point at 10:10 A.M.. National Intelligencer, 27 June 1862; N.Y. Tribune, 26 June 1862; Boston Advertiser, 26 June 1862.

Arriving Jersey City approximately 11:30 A.M., Lincoln responds to request of crowd at depot: "I can only say that my visit to West Point did not have the importance which has been attached to it." Philadelphia News, 26 June 1862; Remarks at Jersey City, New Jersey, 24 June 1862, CW, 5:284.

Reaches Washington at 6:50 P.M., setting record run from New York. Boston Advertiser, 26 June 1862; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 26 June 1862, 2d ed., 2:1.

Sen. Browning (Ill.) and friends visit Lincoln at Soldiers' Home in evening. Browning, Diary.

Thursday, June 25, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Delegation from Ohio State Democratic Convention visits President to present set of resolutions relating to civil liberties. Submits written resolutions following day. Abraham Lincoln to Matthew Birchard and Others, 29 June 1863, CW, 6:300-6.

Writes check to "Rev. Dr. [Phineas D.] Gurley (for church)" for $25.00. CW, 8:517.

Saturday, June 25, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

In morning Lincoln interviews Gen. Gillmore, who is awaiting orders. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 25 June 1864, 2d ed., 2:1.

Assures Atty. Gen. Bates that Gen. Wallace's two confiscation orders have been revoked. Bates, Diary.

At night President, Asst. Sec. Fox, and O. H. Browning go from White House to Navy Yard and witness throwing of rockets and signals from six- and twelve-pound guns. Return at 10 P.M. Browning, Diary.

President informs Senate that resolution consenting to appointment of John H. Goddard to be justice of peace is part of permanent records of Dept. of State. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 25 June 1864, CW, 7:408-9.

Thanks Mrs. Louisa Drew for gift of theater tickets. [Once owned by late John Barrymore, actor, letter was destroyed by fire.] CW, 8:545.