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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated September 30, 1911, is written from Jess W. Weik to Willis Van Devanter notifying Van Devanter that he is enclosing the requested piece of Lincoln's writing. Weik's informs Van Devanter of the person who recommended sending it and offers a recommendation of an article he thinks Van Devanter may be interested in reading. See also: Document, State v. Van Deventer, 1849; Document, Van Deventer Jury Instructions & Pleading, ; Document, Van Deventer Affidavit, April 18, 1850; Letter, Jess W. Weik to Willis Van Devanter, December 24, 1914; Letter, Jess W. Weik to Willis Van Devanter, November 5, 1911
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Letter, Jess W. Weik to Willis Van Devanter, September 30, 1911 , Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.