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    Abraham Lincoln Autograph Document Signed "Davis & Lincoln p.d." No place or date (Vermilion Co., Ill.; docketed October 1851), one page, oblong octavo, on light blue paper which is fading to white. A general plea in Gerard M. Cooper vs John Grace, in which the defendant claims "he is not guilty in manner and form as...alledged..." (Lincoln lost this case on 22 October when a jury found Grace guilty and assessed the plaintiff's damages at $35). Some edge roughness, old glassine repairs on verso. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2006
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