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Saturday, October 9, 1824.+-

Spencer County, IN.

[Thomas Lincoln is put on Pigeon Baptist Church discipline committee to visit man and wife who had separated.Pigeon Church Record.]

Monday, October 9, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Stuart & Lincoln have three cases called on the first day of the fall term of the Sangamon County Circuit Court. They represent Rachel Roll, the complainant in the divorce case Roll v. Roll. The court grants her a divorce decree after her husband fails to appear. In Whitney v. Johnson, they represent the defendant Joel Johnson and confess to the court his indebtedness of $250 to the plaintiff. The court grants their petition for the partition of land in Broadwell v. Broadwell et al.Record.

Lincoln writes and signs praecipe filed in Rupert & Lindenberger v. H. Garrett & Co., and declaration in Thomas H. Buckmaster v. Alexander Garrett.Photocopy.

Tuesday, October 9, 1838.+-

Springfield, IL.

Henry B. Truett is tried for murder of Dr. Early. Stephen A. Douglas, prosecuting attorney, moves to amend order of last term to show that jury list and copy of indictment were furnished prisoner previous to arraignment. Six jurymen are selected from six panels.Record.

Wednesday, October 9, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Gov. Thomas Carlin calls special session of legislature to convene in Springfield December 9, 1839 to devise remedy for state's financial condition.]

Monday, October 9, 1843.+-

Jacksonville, IL.

[Macon County Circuit Court convenes for one-day term.]

Wednesday, October 9, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Logan & Lincoln file praecipe and pray issue of summons against defendant in Napier v. Wooldridge in U.S. Circuit Court. Record.

Lincoln's name is among prominent Whigs advertised to attend Whig mass meeting in Decatur today.Sangamo Journal, 26 September 1844.

Monday, October 9, 1848.+-

Peoria, IL.

Lincoln and J. Y. Scammon speak at courthouse in evening. After chairman "designated the spot where he should stand," reported Democratic Free Press (October 11, 1848), "Mr. L. blew his nose, bobbed his head, threw up his coat tail, and in the course of two hours was delivered of an immense amount of `sound and fury'." He defends Taylor's seeming lack of principles and urges Free Soil men to support Taylor rather than Van Buren.

Tuesday, October 9, 1849.+-

Mount Pulaski, IL?

[Mrs. Lincoln buys 13¢ worth of matches. Bunn Journal.]

Thursday, October 9, 1851.+-

Bloomington, IL.

[Fall term of Dewitt Circuit Court begins.]

Monday, October 9, 1854.+-

Pekin, IL.

Lincoln writes order of court, which David Davis signs, permitting complainants in Wilkey et al. v. Bailey et al. to file bill of revivor. By mutual consent court tries Green v. Glasgow and orders that plaintiff recover $387.45 and costs from defendant, whom Lincoln represents. He also loses a chancery suit, Ex parte Doolittle, when the court decides against his client, the petitioner. Record; Files.

Tuesday, October 9, 1855.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln deposits $198 in his account at Springfield Marine and Fire Insurance Co.—first deposit he has made in two years. Marine Bank Ledger.

Thursday, October 9, 1856.+-

Peoria, IL.

Morning processions mark opening of Republican rally. Trumbull, Lincoln, and Bross speak in afternoon. Democratic paper, attempting to scatter discord, remarks that "Mr. Trumbull's speech contrasted very unfavorably with that of Lincoln, and made some of the Republicans regret the bargain which sent Trumbull to the senate instead of Lincoln." Peoria Press, 15 October 1856; Speech at Peoria, Illinois, 9 October 1856, CW, 2:379.

Friday, October 9, 1857.+-

Metamora, IL.

Lahr v. Swarens, trespass vi et armis, Lincoln with Shope and Davidson for plaintiff, is tried by jury, which finds for plaintiff with $20 and costs against defendant. Record.

Saturday, October 9, 1858.+-

Oquawka, IL and Burlington, IA.

Escort with brass band meets Lincoln at Oquawka Junction (now Gladstone) and takes him to home of S. S. Phelps. At 1 P.M. he is escorted to stand in business section, where he speaks for hours. After meeting he leaves for Burlington, Iowa, for evening speech at Grimes' Hall. Oquawka Spectator, 14 October 1858; Burlington Hawkeye, 11 October 1858; James W. Grimes to Herndon, 28 October 1866, William H. Herndon Papers, Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.

Sunday, October 9, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

In a letter to Thomas Corwin, a Republican congressman from Ohio, Lincoln clarifies his stance on slavery and expresses his thoughts on the political platform that should be adopted by Republican candidates running for office in Illinois. Lincoln writes, "Do you understand me as saying Illinois must have an extreme antislavery candidate? I do not so mean. We must have, though, a man who recognizes the Slavery issue as being the living issue of the day; who does not hesitate to declare slavery a wrong, nor to deal with it as such; who believes in the power, and duty of Congress to prevent the spread of it." Abraham Lincoln to Thomas Corwin, 9 October 1859, Private Collection.

Wednesday, October 9, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

Cabinet meets in special session tonight to hear report by Gen. McClellan. Seward to Lincoln, 9 October 1861, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Thursday, October 9, 1862.+-

Washington, DC.

Elbridge Meconkey interviews President for appointment as quartermaster. Abraham Lincoln to Montgomery C. Meigs, 9 October 1862, CW, 5:454.

Gen. Wool visits Lincoln and requests additional aide-de-camp. Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 9 October 1862, CW, 5:455-56.

Capt. James J. Lyon delivers message from Gen. Sigel to President. Schurz to Lincoln, 9 October 1862, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Friday, October 9, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Mrs. Galez calls and asks that Frederick Wippermann, consul at Galatza, be transferred to Hamburg. Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, 9 October 1863, CW, 6:507.

Sec. Chase confers with President regarding reconstruction in Louisiana and urges that Gen. Butler be sent back to New Orleans. Butler, Correspondence, 3:120.

At 1:30 P.M. President receives invitation to attend celebration of Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America at Israel Church on Capitol Hill. Committee to Lincoln, 8 October 1863, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Sends note to Sec. Stanton that Mrs. Thomas G. Clemsin, daughter of John C. Calhoun of South Carolina, asks permission to visit her son in prison at Johnson's Island, Ohio. "With your approbation, I consent for her to go." Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 9 October 1863, CW, 6:507-8.

Sunday, October 9, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln besieged by Sunday visitors. Hay, Letters and Diary.

Telegraphs Simon Cameron: "There is absolutely no news here from the Army of the Potomac not published in Stanton s bulletins." Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, 9 October 1864, CW, 8:40-41.