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    Abraham Lincoln Autograph Document Signed "Somers, Lincoln & Lamon p.d." No place or date (Champaign Co., Ill.; docketed October 1855), one-third page, folio, on blue paper. A general plea in Calvin D. May vs James Hollister, in which the defendant claims "he is not guilty in manner and form as...alledged..." A somewhat uncommon association of Lincoln with his bosom friend, Ward Hill Lamon, who was his only official local law partner on the 8th judicial circuit. During the Civil War Lamon served as marshal of the District of Columbia and as Lincoln's unofficial bodyguard. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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