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Monday, February 14, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln collects $1,000 as part payment of claim on which he brought suit in U.S. Circuit Court, Ambos v. James A. Barret & Co., filed December 9, 1858. On back of copy of several promissory notes he writes: "Received, Feby 14. 1859, on the within one thousand dollars, for which a receipt was this day given J. A. Barrett, by Lincoln & Herndon—" Files.

Lincoln buys bottle of castor oil at his drug store, and Robert gets 11 pounds of sugar at Smith's. Pratt, Personal Finances, 152, 154.