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Description

Facsimile of a the defendant's plea and notice in Allen v. Illinois Central Railroad, written and signed by Abraham Lincoln (Macon County, 1858-59). A part of a facsimile set, The Lincoln Legal Papers: A Documentary History of the Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln, 1836-1861. A reproduction document written and signed by Abraham Lincoln. It is related to a case entitled Allen v. Illinois Central Railroad. The case occurred in Macon County, Illinois between 1858-1859.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1992

Measurement

8 1/12 inches X 11 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper; copying

Inscription

recto, bottom center: " In Allen v. Illinois Central Railroad/ (Macon County, 1858-59),/ Lincoln wrote and signed the defendant's plea and notice."

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

reproduction (derivative object)

Class

documents

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

7779.1

Digital ID

FVW_07779.10

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Facsimile of a the defendant's plea and notice in Allen v. Illinois Central Railroad, written and signed by Abraham Lincoln (Macon County, 1858-59)

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