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Saturday, January 1, 1842.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes affidavit for Solomon Goodman, who makes his mark, and swears it before William Lavely, justice of peace. He writes bill of divorce in Goodman v. Goodman. Lincoln deposits $15 cash into his account with a Springfield merchant, and the merchant debits Lincoln's account $2.50 for "Profit & Loss." Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Account (copy), 1 January 1842, Irwin & Corneau Account Book, 252, microfilm, IHi, Springfield, IL.