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    Lincoln Law Partner Stephen T. Logan Autograph Document Signed "Logan & Lincoln p.q." Christian Co., Ill., November 1842, one page, folio. Frederick Myer complains that the previous April he was possessed "of fifteen hundred rails" valued at $30 but "casually lost the same", and that they were subsequently found by Benjamin L. Yates, who, although knowing their rightful owner, "converted and disposed of the same to his own use." An endorsement by Logan on the verso, also signed in the name of Logan and Lincoln, asks issuance of a summons. A nice association of the world's most famous "Rail Splitter" with a suit actually involving rails - and dated in the month that he married Mary Todd! From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2006
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