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    Stephen A. Douglas: Early Legal Document. 12 ½" x 7 ½" document on lined paper. Tazewell County, Illinois, September 1837, twenty-five [25] lines written in the hand of Stephen Douglas, signed at the bottom: "S. A. Douglass/ States Atty/ Pro Tem". This is an indictment against Lewis Chlopisky who was charged with unlawfully operating card games in a house he was occupying. The defendant was found guilty of operating a gaming house, per the docketing on verso, signed by the jury foreman and several witnesses. Excellent condition. A nice "go-with" for any Lincoln legal documents you may have in your collection!


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    January, 2015
    24th Saturday
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