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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This legal document, dated November 1, 1843, is a summons for Thomas Drennan and Franklin Bradley to appear before the Circuit Court of Sangamon County, Illinois. The summons is to answer to a bill in Chancery filed in the clerks office of the circuit court. The summons is signed by J. Calhoun, Clerk. "Abe Lincoln wrote above" is written in pencil in the bottom left of the document.
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