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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.
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political career before 1861 Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Writing skill
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[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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