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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated March 11, 1863, is from Edward Bates to William M. Evarts informing him that the Supreme Court's determination of the Prize Case and goes on to discuss the events that took place in the courtroom and his thoughts on it. A description on the back of the last page describes Bates as Secretary, Lincoln's Cabinet. The letter is marked "private" at the top of the first page.
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Mississippi State University Libraries, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Original Manuscript Collection, Series 4: Abraham Lincoln Legal Documents, 1837-1859, Box 1, Folder 90
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Letter, Edward Bates to William M. Evarts, March 11, 1863, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.