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    [Abraham Lincoln]: Document Signed by Associates Edward Baker and James Matheny. 7.75" x 8.5" partly-printed and manuscript document, Sangamon County, Illinois, October 2, 1845, being a $5,000 bond associated with guardianship of a minor named Francis S. Lee. Signed on the bottom by "E. D. Baker" and "
    "James A. Mathany". Baker was a very close personal friend of Lincoln. Lincoln named his second son after Baker. Mathany was Lincoln's best man at his wedding. He also served as Clerk of the Court and a circuit judge. Docketed on verso.


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