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Facsimile of the first page of a rare trial transcript for People v. P. Quinn Harrison (Sangamon County, 1859). The writing is not Lincoln's, but he is quoted throughout. 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 which quotes arguments made by Abraham Lincoln. This document was related to a case entitled People v. P. Quinn Harrison. The case occurred in Sangamon County, Illinois in 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: "First page of a rare trial transcript for/ People v. P. Quinn Harrison (Sangamon County, 1859)./ The writing is not Lincoln's, but his arguments are/ quoted throughout the transcript's 100 pages."

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

7779.11

Digital ID

FVW_07779.11

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 the first page of a rare trial transcript for People v. P. Quinn Harrison (Sangamon County, 1859)

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