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    [Abraham Lincoln]: Legal Document Selecting Lincoln as Counsel. 8" x 12 ½" document on blue lined paper, filed December 1, 1856, accomplished in an unknown hand, signed "Curtis J. Norton". In part: "Know all men by these Presents that I, Curtis J. Norton of the City of Quincy, County of Adams, Illinois have and do by these Presents nominate constitute and appoint A. Lincoln, or any other practicing attorney of the City of Springfield my true and lawful attorney for me..." A fine association piece and much scarcer than Lincoln legal documents actually written by him.



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    January, 2015
    24th Saturday
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