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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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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."
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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