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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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recto, bottom center: " In Allen v. Illinois Central Railroad/ (Macon County, 1858-59),/ Lincoln wrote and signed the defendant's plea and notice."
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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