Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

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[1]   Copy, IHi. ``Proceedings of the Circuit and District Courts of the United States at Springfield Illinois on the death of Judge Nathaniel Pope. . . .'' On the opening of court, June 3, 1850, Lincoln ``suggested the death of the Hon. Nathaniel Pope'' and the court adjourned ``until tomorrow morning.'' On the evening of June 3 a meeting of the bar was held in memory of Judge Pope and a committee composed of Lincoln, Stephen T. Logan, Norman H. Purple, David L. Gregg, and George W. Meeker, represented by Logan, presented the resolutions as adopted and recorded in the proceedings of the court. There is a discrepancy of dates in the court proceedings, in as much as under date of June 5 the proceedings of the bar meeting are designated as ``held yesterday'' (June 4), but the Illinois State Register, June 4, confirms that the bar meeting was held on June 3.