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Facsimile of a deposition Abraham Lincoln signed and wrote in Davidson v. Reavis (Morgan County, 1836). A part of a facsimile set, The Lincoln Legal Papers: A Documentary History of the Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln, 1836-1861. A reproduction of a deposition written and signed by Abraham Lincoln for Davidson v. Reavis (1836). The case was located in Morgan County, Illinois.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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recto, bottom center: "One year before he was licensed as an attorney,/ Lincoln wrote and signed a deposition in/ Davidson vs. Reavis / (Morgan County, 1836)."
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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