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Monday, June 17, 1844.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln has buggy trimmed by Obed Lewis carriage shop, costing $10 for material and labor. He may have used buggy for journey to Peoria Whig rally. Illinois River is in flood, suggesting that Mary Lincoln recommended another form of transportation than river steamer.Obed Lewis Account Books; Spirit of the Times, 22 April 1848, Mill Boy (St. Louis), 22 June 1844; William Sewall, Diary of William Sewall, 1797-1846 (Lincoln, IL: Gordon & Fledman, 1930), 267.

[Wren v. Wren comes up for hearing in Circuit Court at Peoria on bill, answer, replication, and verdict of jury. Court grants divorce and continues application of defendant for alimony.Record.]