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    Abraham Lincoln. Autograph Document Signed "Stuart & Lincoln for deft." No place or date [Sangamon Co., Ill.; docketed July 1839], one page, oblong octavo. In an action of trespass vi et armis (with force and arms) brought by Abner Jackson against Coonrod and David Newsom, the defendants state "they are not guilty of the…supposed trespasses…laid to their charge…in manner and form as the said plaintiff hath…complained…". A fine, early "Lincoln legal", signed in the name of his first law partnership and dated about two and a half-years after his admission to the bar. A fine example completely in Lincoln's hand. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
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