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Creator Role

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Description

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.

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: "One year before he was licensed as an attorney,/ Lincoln wrote and signed a deposition in/ Davidson vs. Reavis / (Morgan County, 1836)."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

reproduction (derivative object)

Class

documents

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

7779.1

Digital ID

FVW_07779.1

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.

Abraham Lincoln signed deposition in Davidson v. Reavis (Morgan County, 1836).

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