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    Abraham Lincoln Unsigned Autograph Document. No place or date, three-quarters page, folio. Enforcement of a mechanic's lien is sought in William B. Holmes vs John Weaver, William James and Joseph D. Perkins, the defendants having made default. The court orders that the plaintiff may recover $357.08 and costs, and if the same is not paid by "the first day of the next term of this court, the premises in the petition...be sold without redemption to pay and discharge the same; that Guy Merrill be a commissioner to make such sale, and...report to the court." Marginal chips affect a few words; old glassine repairs to folds on verso; darkly penned. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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