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    Abraham Lincoln. Unsigned Autograph Document. Sangamon Co. [Ill.], 26 October 1846, oblong octavo, on blue paper. A foreclosure suit notice, written and signed in the name of Hugh K. Cooper, who informs Israel W. Crosby that he will move the circuit court to set aside the sale of real estate which it decreed in the case of Cooper vs Crosby and Silas W. Robbins, "which sale was made by Antrim Campbell, on the 24th day of October 1846, and at which sale, I became the purchaser of said real estate." Cooper's request for a set-aside and a resale of the property was denied, to which Lincoln and his partner William Herndon excepted; but they lost again in February 1847 on appeal to the state supreme court. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

    Please note: An "Unsigned Autograph Document" means that this document is written in Abraham Lincoln's own handwriting, but does not include a signature.


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