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Friday, November 28, 1834-Saturday, November 29, 1834.+-

Friday, November 28, 1834-Saturday, November 29, 1834.

Lincoln and five members of General Assembly from Sangamon County probably leave Springfield on stage for Vandalia. Stage leaves at 6 A.M. and goes by way of Macoupin Point and Hillsboro. It completes 75-mile journey following afternoon at 4 P.M. Sangamo Journal, 11 January 1834.

Tuesday, November 28, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln draws up several deeds for Kerr & Co., St. Louis merchants. He records that Robert Irwin & Co., Springfield store indebted to Kerr & Co., have credited him $5 on their books for writing deeds and have made corresponding change in their accounts against Kerr & Co.Stuart & Lincoln fee book.

Thursday, November 28, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln gets judgment in two cases, Kendall v. Moffett for $157.90, and Atwood & Jones v. Douglas & Wright for $568.22. Stockton v. Tolly, suit for damages to cook stove, is dismissed at plaintiff's cost. Lincoln appears for defendant. He files answer as guardian in Levica Davenport, adm. of Marshall Davenport v. William Davenport et al.Record.

In Rhoda Hart v. John Sackett et al., he writes answer of Antrim Campbell, guardian, and decree of court approving sale of land.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Saturday, November 28, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln is appointed to Committees on Finance and Canal and Canal Lands. He offers resolution to refer as much of governor's message as relates to fraudulent voting to Committee on Elections. Democrats stop this Whig move by referring to joint committee.House Journal.

Monday, November 28, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln's motion to amend record is granted in Crow & Crow v. Crow et al.School Commissioner for use of Inhabitants of Township 17N, Range 7W v. Masters et al. is continued. Jury awards plaintiff, Lincoln's client, $286.68 in Henry for use of Logan v. Spear. Court awards plaintiff $8,200 in Condell, Jones & Co. v. State Bank of Illinois. Bledsoe and Lincoln appear for plaintiff and Thomas for defendant.Record.

Tuesday, November 28, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln buys six yards twill cotton for 75¢.Irwin Journal.

Thursday, November 28, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Sangamon Circuit Court does not meet.]

Tuesday, November 28, 1848.+-

En route to Washington, DC.

[Mrs. Lincoln buys pair of gaiters, $1.50, and half yard white crape, 37¢.Irwin Ledger and Journal.]

Friday, November 28, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln takes mortgage on 80 acre farm from Thomas Cantrall and Elizabeth, his wife, to secure promissory note for $600, payable two years from date with interest at 10 per cent. Book HH, 148.

In Circuit Court, exceptions to complainant's depositions in Glynn v. Glynn, filed by Logan, Lincoln & Herndon on 22nd, are argued and overruled. Record.

Monday, November 28, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Herndon's client, Elizabeth Walker, complainant in Walker v. Walker, is granted divorce on ground of desertion. Lincoln & Herndon dismiss Collins v. Morgan, appeal. Six other cases are called but none comes to trial. Logan & Lincoln file appeal to Supreme Court in D. & I. P. Spear v. Humphreys, tried in Sangamon Circuit Court March 26, 1853. Record.

Tuesday, November 28, 1854.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Herndon have six cases in court. One is jury trial, Fullenwider & Scott v. Arnold. When jury finds for defendant, Lincoln & Herndon, plaintiffs' attorneys, file bill of exceptions. Another case is dismissed by agreement, and balance are continued. Record.

Wednesday, November 28, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln & Herndon lose case when jury finds for plaintiff in Penny v. Purviance and assesses his damages at $318.75. In two other cases in which they appear as counsel, motions are entered, and continued. Record.

Friday, November 28, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

McWilliams for state and Lincoln for defense take up entire day in Anderson case. Illinois State Journal, 28 November 1856.

Saturday, November 28, 1857.+-

Chicago, IL.

Lincoln goes to Chicago for case which is to begin December 1, 1857. He expects to be away from Springfield one week. Abraham Lincoln to Jonathan Haines, 25 November 1857, CW, 2:426-27.

Monday, November 28, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes Trumbull note on politics. "There is nothing new here. I have written merely to give my view about this Forney business." Lincoln is against Republicans appointing John W. Forney, Douglas Democrat, clerk of House as tactic to widen Democratic split. Abraham Lincoln to Lyman Trumbull, 28 November 1859, CW, 3:495.

Wednesday, November 28, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln answers demand of H. J. Raymond of N.Y. "Times" for policy statement: "On the 20th. Inst. Senator Trumbull made a short speech which I suppose you have both seen and approved. Has a single newspaper, heretofore against us, urged that speech [upon its readers] with a purpose to quiet public anxiety? Not one, so far as I know." Abraham Lincoln to Henry J. Raymond, 28 November 1860, CW, 4:145-46.

Thursday, November 28, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln invites Joshua F. Speed and wife, among others, to Thanksgiving dinner at White House. N.Y. Herald, 29 November 1861.

Friday, November 28, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

In evening officer sent by Gen. Burnside sees President. Ambrose E. Burnside to Abraham Lincoln, 28 November 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Saturday, November 28, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

"The President is reported to be much better this morning." Evening Star (Washington, DC), 28 November 1863, 3d ed., Extra, 2:6; Daily National Republican (Washington, DC), 28 November 1863, 2d ed., 2:1.

Receives report on conditions at Libby Prison, Richmond, prepared by surgeons recently released. Washington Chronicle, 30 November 1863.

"The President's youngest son, who has been sick for some time past with scarlatina, was much better yesterday." Washington Chronicle, 28 November 1863.

Monday, November 28, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President continues to receive many appropriate gifts of Thanksgiving Day season. November 1864, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.