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Saturday, November 29, 1851.+-

Springfield, IL.

In "Illinois Journal" Lincoln's name heads list of leading Whigs who call convention to meet in Springfield December 22, 1851. Call for Whig Convention, 29 November 1851, CW, 2:113-14.

Circuit Court finds pro forma for plaintiffs in Lincoln's two Sangamon & Alton cases, last before court September 2, 1851, and assesses railroad's damages at $1,350 and $1.75 respectively. Defendants are allowed appeals to Supreme Court. Three other Lincoln & Herndon cases are dismissed. Record.

Lincoln writes court judgment in Alton & Sangamon RR v. Klein. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

He deposits $9.57 in his bank account. Irwin Journal.

Mrs. Lincoln buys calico and "Swiss" at John Williams' store. Pratt, Personal Finances, 145.