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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten legal document for Obadiah Short vs. George W. Gay, dated July 11, 1839, details the defendant's claim of innocence of the "said grievances" and is signed "Stuart and Lincoln". A letter or deposition signed by E. W. Bates is included with the document.
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Document, Short v. Gay, July 11, 1839, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.