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Saturday, June 24, 1837.+-

Springfield, IL.

Meeting is held in court room to investigate accusations against commissioners in charge of erecting new state house. John T. Stuart is chairman and Robert Allen, Democrat, secretary. Lincoln introduces resolution to appoint bipartisan committee of investigation. [Committee gives commissioners clean bill of health.]Sangamo Journal, 1 July 1837.

Monday, June 24, 1839.+-

Springfield, IL.

Anticipating that Douglas may go to Washington and contest Stuart's seat in Congress, five Springfield Whigs ask editor of Chicago "American" to forward poll book information on illegal votes for Douglas. Lincoln, Speed, Baker, Matheny, and Milton Hay sign letter.Abraham Lincoln to the Editor of the Chicago American, 24 June 1839, CW, 1:151-52.

Springfield Board of Trustees appoints Lincoln to succeed Samuel H. Treat on town board. Springfield Board of Trustees Minutes, 1838-1840, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes and signs declaration in George Stewardson & John W. Shoemaker v. Erskine Douglas. He signs praecipe and bond in John N. Lane & Webb v. Weber.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Wednesday, June 24, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Stuart, in name of Stuart & Lincoln, asks clerk of Sangamon Circuit Court to issue summons in Thomas Simpson v. Samuel L. Hesser, suit to collect debt of $200 and damages of $150.Photocopy.

Thursday, June 24, 1841.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln annotates papers in Wagoner v. Porter et al., Sangamon County Court case.Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Saturday, June 24, 1843.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes petition in Chandler v. Williams. Logan & Lincoln, for defendants in Bryan & Bryan v. Wash et al., chancery, are ordered by court to take depositions on and after June 24, 1843, at office of complainants' attorney. Lincoln writes and signs deposition notice. He writes another such notice in Jackson v. Applegate, and signs for plaintiff, Thomas E. Jackson. Logan & Lincoln's petition for partition in Vanderen et al. v. Vanderen et al. is filed in Sangamon County Circuit Court.Record; Photocopy.

[Lincoln enters himself as security for costs in Chandler v. Williams in Christian Circuit Court.Photocopy.]

Thursday, June 24, 1847.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes to fellow attorney Orville H. Browning, of Quincy, and reports on the constitutional convention meeting in Springfield. Lincoln writes, "I am not easy about the Courts. I am satisfied with them as they are." Lincoln does not oppose the popular election of judges and "term . . . limit[s]." Lincoln opposes "'A Puppy Court' that is, a Judge in each county, with civil jurisdiction in all cases up to a thousand dollars, and criminal, in all cases not capital . . . 'A Migratory Supreme Court' and Salaries so low as to exclude all respectable talent. From these, may God preserve us." Abraham Lincoln to Orville H. Browning, 24 June 1847, CW, 1:394-95.

Saturday, June 24, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln attends House, but nothing of importance is done.Journal.

At Lincoln's order, Robert Irwin, his banker, pays Allen Francis $272 cash to cancel note and interest. Lincoln evidently borrowed from Francis to pay for his trip to Washington.Irwin Ledger.

["Barnburner" faction of Democratic party has nominated Van Buren for President on Wilmot Proviso platform.]

Sunday, June 24, 1849.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln writes to Navy Secretary regarding removal of his "personal friend" and "fellow Illinoisan," A. F. Patrick, Democrat, from clerkship, on charge of incompetence. "In such an implication I suspect injustice has been done him." He requests Secretary look into matter, rectify it, and find temporary employment for Patrick until meeting of Congress. Abraham Lincoln to William B. Preston, 24 June 1849, CW, 2:56.

Thursday, June 24, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

"Your letter enclosing the attack of the Times upon me was received this morning," Lincoln writes Henry C. Whitney. "Give yourself no concern about my voting against the supplies, unless you ar[e] without faith that a lie can be successfully contradicted. There is not a word of truth in the charge, and I am just considering a little as to the best shape to put a contradiction in." Abraham Lincoln to Henry C. Whitney, 24 June 1858, CW, 2:472.

Friday, June 24, 1859.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln files praecipe and bond for costs in Allen & McGrady v. Illinois River RR in U.S. Circuit Court. Files.

He writes Dave Walker of Ottawa that prior engagement prevents him attending July 4, 1859 rally. "I am compelled to economise time this year." Abraham Lincoln to Dave Walker, 24 June 1859, CW, 3:388.

Monday, June 24, 1861.+-

Washington, DC.

President interviews Commodore Stringham assigned to Norfolk to prepare expedition to coast of North Carolina. Baltimore Sun, 25 June 1861.

With party of five generals and three cabinet members observes demonstration of "Coffee Mill" gun at Arsenal, Greenleaf's Point and 4½ St. SW. Bruce, Tools of War, 119.

Reviews 37th New York Regiment at White House. Baltimore Sun, 25 June 1861.

President Lincoln writes to Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase regarding a job promotion for William W. Danenhower. Lincoln writes, "The accompanying papers show, as I know to be true, that W. W. Danenhower is most worthy of our consideration. He now has a small clerkship, upon which, with his family, he can not live. He now wishes some place with better pay, leaving the place he now has to some man without a family, or with a smaller one. I sincerely join him in this wish." Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, 24 June 1861, RG 56, Entry 210: Part II, Records of Various Divisions within the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury, Records of the Division of Appointments, Correspondence of the Division, Applications and Recommendations for Positions in the Washington, D. C. Offices of the Treasury Department, 1830-1910, National Archives, College Park, MD.

Calls cabinet meeting for 12 M. Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, 24 June 1861, CW, 4:416.

At 2 P.M. President, Secretary of War Simon Cameron, and Chief of Ordnance Colonel James W. Ripley watch experiments with rifled cannon at Arensal. Ordnance Office Notice, 24 June 1861, Abraham Lincoln Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Bruce, Tools of War, 148; National Republican (Washington, DC), 25 June 1861, 3:4; Evening Star (Washington, DC), 25 June 1861, 3:2.

L. Molina presents letters again accrediting him as minister from Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 25 June 1861, 2:3; New York Times, 25 June 1861.

In evening 1st and 2d Rhode Island Regiments pass in review at Executive Mansion before President and cabinet. Evening Star (Washington, DC), 25 June 1861, 3:2.

Tuesday, June 24, 1862.+-

New York, NY and West Point, NY.

President changes trains in New York after 1:30 A.M. and proceeds to West Point for conference with Gen. Scott. Crosses Hudson River by ferry from Garrison, N.Y., and registers at Cozzen's Hotel in West Point about 3 A.M. Boston Advertiser, 25 June 1862; National Intelligencer, 26 June 1862.

From breakfast at 7:30 A.M. until noon consults with Gen. Scott on further dispositions of military forces. National Intelligencer, 26 June 1862; LL, No. 1168.

Makes inspection tour of Military Academy from noon until 3 P.M. dinner party at hotel. LL, No. 1168.

After dinner visits Parrott's Cold Spring Foundry three miles away and sees rifled cannon in production. Bruce, Tools of War, 187-88.

From 9 to 11 P.M. receives guests in hotel parlor. Military Academy band serenades him at midnight. LL, No. 1168.

President transmits order through State Dept. to Gen. Butler in New Orleans to discontinue requiring loyalty oaths of foreigners, including British consul. DNA—WR RG 107, Off. Sec. War, Letters Received, Box 2, Seward to Stanton, 24 June 1862.

Wednesday, June 24, 1863.+-

Washington, DC.

Sec. Seward introduces Lt. Theron B. Luckey, recently discharged from 143d New York Infantry. President sends him to Sec. Stanton . Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, 24 June 1863, CW, 6:294.

Telegraphs Gen. Darius N. Couch at Harrisburg, Pa.: "Have you any reports of the enemy moving into Pennsylvania? and if any, what?" Abraham Lincoln to Darius N. Couch, 24 June 1863, CW, 6:293.

Friday, June 24, 1864.+-

Washington, DC.

President telegraphs Mrs. Lincoln in Boston: "All well, and very warm. Tad and I have been to Gen. Grant's army. Returned yesterday safe and sound." Abraham Lincoln to Mary Todd Lincoln, 24 June 1864, CW, 7:406.

Lays before Senate treaty with Kansas tribe of Indians. Abraham Lincoln to the Senate, 24 June 1864, CW, 7:407.

Cabinet meets. President in good spirits. Welles, Diary.

Asks Atty. Gen. Bates for "opinion in writing as to what pay, bounty, and clothing are allowed by law to persons of color who were free on the 19th. day of April, 1861, and who have been enlisted and mustered into the military service of the United States between the month of December, 1862 and the 16th. of June 1864." Abraham Lincoln to Edward Bates, 24 June 1864, CW, 7:404-6.

Requests Gen. Rosecrans to report on complaint that Gen. Egbert B. Brown does not do his best to suppress bushwhackers. Abraham Lincoln to William S. Rosecrans, 24 June 1864, CW, 7:407.