Daily Report

Saturday, May 16, 1857

Birthdays

57 years old today
48 years old today
37 years old today
51 years old today
62 years old today
39 years old today

Events

Legal/Political
Elihu Washburne serves in the United States House of Representatives to
Legal/Political
Lyman Trumbull serves in the United States Senate to
Personal
Ozias Mather Hatch serves as Illinois Secretary of State to
Legal/Political
Andrew Gregg Curtin serves as Governor of Pennslyvania to
Personal
John W. Forney serves as secretary of the United States Senate to

Documents

Diary
Diary Entry by Edmund Ruffin, May 16, 1857