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This thirteen page legal document, filed with the Sangamon County Illinois Cricut Court in Chancery, is Elisha C. Litchfield's response to the complaint put forth by the complainants, stating that he "now and all times hereafter serving and reserving to himself all manner of benefit and advantage of exception to the many errors and insufficiencies that the complainants said Bill of Complaints contained" among other things. There is some minor damage to the page throughout the document. The back of the document provides the parties involved in the case, Azariah C. Flagg, et al against Elisha C. Litchfield impleaded with others and labels it as "answer" filed August 22, 1857 in the State of Illinois, Sangamon County in C in Chancery.
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Document, Azlma C. Flagg et al. v. Elisha C. Litchfield, August 22, 1859, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.