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    Stephen A. Douglas Autograph Document Signed, 7.75" x 12.25", two pages (front and verso), September Term, 1836, Green County, Illinois. The document is a grand jury double indictment of Sidney S. Rochester for unlawfully playing card games, for money, known as "poker" and "seven up" with "cards contrary to Statute". Douglas signed as "States Attorney". Douglas was only 23 years old at the time. Repaired with archival tape at the folds, some chipping to the bottom, else near fine. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.



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