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Facsimile of a plea and notice written by Abraham Lincoln in Mitchell & Mitchell v. Mitchell (Shelby County, 1852). 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 for a case entitled Mitchell & Mitchell v. Mitchell. The document includes copies of three Abraham Lincoln signatures. The cases occurred in Shelby County, Illinois in 1852.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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8 1/12 inches X 11 inches
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ink on paper; copying
recto, bottom center: "A rare example of three Lincoln signatures,/ this plea and notice was in a slander case,/ Mitchell v. Mitchell/ (Shelby County, 1852)."
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political career before 1861 Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Writing skill
reproduction (derivative object)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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