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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This legal document is a promissory note dated November 7, 1857, written by Milton Davis promising to pay Abraham Lincoln fifty dollars with interest at ten percent per annum from the date until paid for value received. A note is written in pencil at the bottom of the page and signed "A. Lincoln." The back of the note contains information on a filing of David Davis vs. Milton Davis, filed and summons issued January 9, 1867.
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Document, Promissory Note Milton Davis to Abraham Lincoln, November 7, 1857, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.