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Saturday, June 30, 1832.+-

En route up Rock River.

Army crosses Kishwaukee River and four miles above touches Rock River "which is very narrow at this place & continues to decrease in width rapidly to its source."LNT—Johnston Journal.

Saturday, June 30, 1838.+-

Water's Camp Ground, Sangamon County, IL.

Candidates address citizens at Water's Camp Ground on Spring Creek, four miles west of Springfield, last of four meetings to which all candidates have been invited. Lincoln probably attends.Sangamo Journal, 23 June 1838.

Tuesday, June 30, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

Stuart & Lincoln buy $15.93 worth of merchandise from a Springfield merchant and they deposit $35.93 cash into their account with the merchant. Account (copy), 30 June 1840, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 185, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.

Wednesday, June 30, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and signs declaration and praecipe in West & Taylor v. Doolittle.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Thursday, June 30, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

In the appeal case of Backenstos v. Pollard in the Menard County Circuit Court, Lincoln writes a bill for injunction for his client Andrew M. Pollard. Judge Samuel H. Treat endorses the bill, and Lincoln mails it to Petersburg, where the court clerk files it. Lincoln, representing appellant Thomas Watkins, files a record and an assignment of errors with the clerk of the Illinois Supreme Court in the case of Watkins v. White. Bill for Injunction, filed 30 June 1842, Backenstos v. Pollard, Menard County Circuit Court, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Circuit Court Transcript, filed 30 June 1842, Watkins v. White, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Assignment of Errors, filed 30 June 1842, Watkins v. White, Harvard University, Houghton Library, Cambridge, MA.

Friday, June 30, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

In the bankruptcy case In re Legier, Logan & Lincoln file a notice to the creditors of George Legier of Wabash County to appear before the U.S. District Court at Kaskaskia on September 21, 1843, to show cause why the court should not grant Legier a certificate discharging him from his debts.Record.

Wednesday, June 30, 1847.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln, member of committee of ten, writes open letter to "People of Sangamon County" appealing for subscriptions to stock of projected railroad, Springfield to Alton. His name heads list of signers. Letter is published in Sangamo Journal on July 6, 1847, in Register on July 9, 1847.Open Letter on Springfield and Alton Railroad, 30 June 1847, CW, 1:395-98.

Sunday, June 30, 1850.+-

En route to Marshall, IL.

Monday, June 30, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln appears before N. W. Matheny, clerk of Sangamon Circuit Court, and has Christian County deed acknowledged. Deed Record, Christian County, III, 857-59.

Wednesday, June 30, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln presides as committee reports. It recommends that on July 6, 1852 people assemble at Episcopal Church and proceed to House of Representatives where Stephen T. Logan will address them. Lincoln appoints committee of seven to make arrangements. Illinois Journal, 2 July 1852.

Lincoln exchanges his new buggy for another. Obed Lewis Account Books.

Monday, June 30, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

In U.S. Circuit Court Lincoln appears for defendant in Eads & Nelson v. Ohio & Mississippi RR. Case is argued all day. Record.

Wednesday, June 30, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

In Macready v. Alton, Illinois jury returns verdict for Mrs. Macready and awards damages of $300. Record.

Lincoln writes to members of the German 7th Ward Club, of Chicago, and declines an invitation to attend a July 5 Independence Day celebration. Lincoln explains, "[M]y engagements are such that I cannot be with you." He offers a "sentiment: Our German Fellow-Citizens:—Ever true to Liberty, the Union, and the Constitution—true to Liberty, not selfishly, but upon principle—not for special classes of men, but for all men; true to the Union and the Constitution, as the best means to advance that liberty." A. C. Hesing to Abraham Lincoln, 29 June 1858, Robert Todd Lincoln Collection of Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Abraham Lincoln to Anton C. Hesing, Henry Wendt, Alexander Fisher, Committee, 30 June 1858, CW, 2:475; Herman Kriesmann to Ozias M. Hatch (copy), 6 July 1858, Photostat File, Manuscripts, IHi, Springfield, IL; Chicago Daily Press and Tribune (IL), 7 July 1858, 1:3-4.

Thursday, June 30, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln moves that Emmitt v. Barret, before court often during 1858, be dismissed at costs of plaintiff, his client. Record.

Mrs. Lincoln buys handkerchiefs, edging, and needles at Smith's. Pratt, Personal Finances, 157.

Saturday, June 30, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

C. A. Barry, Massachusetts artist, arrives in Springfield to do crayon portrait of Lincoln. He presents letter of introduction from Gov. Banks of Massachusetts, and Lincoln agrees to give him sitting morning of July 2, 1860. Granite Monthly, October 1904-December 1904, 102-4.

Sunday, June 30, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln, Secretary of State William H. Seward, and Attorney General Edward Bates arrive at Navy Yard at 11 A.M., drive through yard with Commander Dahlgren, and go on board USS Pawnee. Extracts from Dahlgren Diary, John G. Nicolay Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Monday, June 30, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Senate confirms President's nomination of I. Newton to be commissioner of agriculture. Boston Advertiser, 1 July 1862.

Sen. Browning (Ill.) at White House in morning converses with Lincoln about fighting before Richmond. In evening Browning, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. William M. Dorman of Florida, visits President at Soldiers' Home. Browning, Diary.

Lincoln approves, but does not issue, call for 150,000 men drafted by Sec. Seward at New York conference of governors. Call for Troops, 30 June 1862, CW, 5:293-94.

Telegraphs Gen. Halleck that 25,000 men would be welcome but expedition against Chattanooga must not be weakened. "To take and hold the Rail-road at, or East of, Cleveland in East Tennessee, I think fully as important as the taking and holding of Richmond." Abraham Lincoln to Henry W. Halleck, 30 June 1862, CW, 5:295.

[Irwin deposits in Springfield Marine Bank $955.80, balance of principal and interest paid by N. W. Edwards on notes. Pratt, Personal Finances, 165.]

Tuesday, June 30, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

President in conference with Sec. Stanton and Gen. Halleck; misses cabinet meeting. Welles, Diary.

Cong. Kelley (Pa.) calls and requests that Gen. McClellan not be placed in command in Pennsylvania. Kelley to Lincoln, 30 June 1863, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Gen. Butler at White House for interview with President. N.Y. Herald, 1 July 1863.

President receives invitation to use residence of J. C. G. Kennedy, 380 H St., at any time. Kennedy to Lincoln, 30 June 1863, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Telegraphs Gen. Couch at 3:25 P.M.: "I judge by absence of news that the enemy is not crossing, or pressing up to the Susquehannah. Please tell me what you know of his movements." Abraham Lincoln to Darius N. Couch, 30 June 1863, CW, 6:310.

President Lincoln replies to General David Hunter, who is unhappy about being "remov[ed] from command of the Dept. of the South." Hunter wants permission to release "official . . . records as may be necessary to set me right in the eyes of my friends and in the justice of history." Lincoln writes, "I assure you . . . the recent change of commanders . . . was made for no reasons which convey any imputation upon your known energy, efficiency and patriotism. . . . I cannot, by giving my consent to a publication of whose details I know nothing, assume the responsibility of whatever you may write. In this matter your own sense of military propriety must be your guide, and the regulations of the service your rule of conduct." David Hunter to Abraham Lincoln, 25 June 1863, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Abraham Lincoln to David Hunter, 30 June 1863, CW, 6:310-11.

Answers A. K. McClure, who asserts that people are clamoring for Gen. McClellan to be placed in command in Pennsylvania: "Do we gain anything by opening one leak to stop another? Do we gain any thing by quieting one clamor, merely to open another, and probably a larger one?" Abraham Lincoln to Alexander K. McClure, 30 June 1863, CW, 6:311.

Acknowledges letter of Gov. Joel Parker (N.J.), who writes that people of New Jersey want McClellan at head of Army of Potomac: "I really think the attitude of the enemies' army in Pennsylvania, presents us the best opportunity we have had since the war began. I think you will not see the foe in New-Jersey. I beg you to be assured that no one out of my position can know so well as if he were in it, the difficulties and involvements of replacing Gen. McClellan in command." Abraham Lincoln to Joel Parker, 30 June 1863, CW, 6:311-12.

Thursday, June 30, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President accepts resignation of Sec. Chase. Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, 30 June 1864, CW, 7:419.

Nominates former Gov. Tod (Ohio) to be secretary of treasury; Tod declines for reasons of poor health. Abraham Lincoln to David Tod, 30 June 1864, CW, 7:420.

Interviews Finance Committee from Senate on proposition of retaining Chase in cabinet. Clarence E. Macartney, Lincoln and His Cabinet (New York: Scribner, 1931), 260-61; Hay, Letters and Diary.

Assents to use of grounds between White House and War Dept. by St. Matthew's Colored Sunday School for Fourth of July celebration. Endorsement, 30 June 1864, CW, 7:419.

Abandons colonization (Chiriqui) idea. [Plan to send 500 able-bodied Negroes as first colony on Isthmus of Chiriqui was opposed by Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Address on Colonization to a Deputation of Negroes, 14 August 1862, CW, 5:370-75.] Hay, Letters and Diary.

Approves act providing internal revenue to support government and pay interest on public debt, and for other purposes. Stat. L., XIII, 223.

Authorizes asst. sec. of treasury Harrington to perform duties of secretary until further order. Authorization for George Harrington, 30 June 1864, CW, 7:418-19.