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John J. Hardin

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In opposition to a plan proposed by Democrats to reorganize the state Supreme Court, uniting the duties of circuit court and Supreme Court judges by increasing the latter's number. John Hardin (1810-1847) and Abraham Lincoln had a complicated relationship as personal friends and political allies. In a famous episode, Hardin helped to avert a broad-sword duel to whcih Lincoln had been challenged and was prepared to enact. lincoln helped Hardin get elected to the U.S. Congress, but later succesfully challenged him for the office. Historians speculate that the immensely popular Hardin's death at Buena Vista paved the way to the presidency for Lincoln.

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Williams, Frank J.; Williams, Virginia

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1841

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16 pages ;24 cm

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F545.H37 1841

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Mississippi State University Libraries.

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Speech of Gen. J.J. Hardin, of Morgan, on the Bill to Re-organize the Judiciary, Delivered in the House of Representatives, on the 27th day of January, 1841.

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