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This handwritten legal document for the Ball v. Lockridge case, dated July 12, 1839, is a plea of the Lockridge defendants submitted to the courts in the July 1839 term in Sangaman County, Illinois. The document was submitted by William Butler.
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Document, Plea of the Defendants in Lockridges (Joseph Lockridge, Elijah Lockridge, and William Lockridge) vs. Balls (John S. Ball, J. A. Ball, Smith Ball, and David Black), July 12, 1839, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.