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Description

Facsimile of Lincoln's longest known manuscript, a 43-page answer for defendents in Clark & Morrison v. Page & Bacon et al. (Macoupin County, 1855-59). 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 by Abraham Lincoln. The reproduced document is part of Abraham Lincoln's longest known manuscript. The document is related to a case entitled Clark & Morgan v. & Bacon et al. The case occurred between 1855-1859. The case was set in Macoupin County, Illinois.

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: "First of Lincoln's longest known/ manuscript, a 43-page answer for defendants in/ Clark & Morrison v. Page & Bacon et al./ (Macoupin County, 1855-59)."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

reproduction (derivative object)

Class

Article

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

7779.8

Digital ID

FVW_07779.8

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 Lincoln's manuscript for defendents in Clark & Morrison v. Page & Bacon et al. (Macoupin County, 1855-59)

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