Frank and Virginia Williams
This black and white photograph is of a bust of James Louis Petigru, an American lawyer, politician, and jurist in South Carolina, best known for his service as the Attorney General of South Carolina, his judicial work that played a key role in the recodification of the state's law code. He was also known for opposing nullification and, in 1860, state secession. The bust depicts a man with long hair and draped fabric across his shoulders. "Bust of James Louis Petigru" is captioned beneath the image. The image is within volume three of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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New York : The Century Co
Petigru, James Louis, 1789 – 1863
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 3
The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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"Illustration, Bust of James Louis Petigru" (1890). Images. 130.