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    Abraham Lincoln. Autograph Document Signed twice "Lincoln p.d." No place or date [DeWitt Co., Ill.; docketed May 1854], two-thirds page, folio, on ruled paper. A plea and notice in Austin Richey vs Ransom P. Adams. The defendant advises the plaintiff that upon trial he "will offer to prove that on the trial before the Justice of the Peace mentioned in the declaration, the plaintiff herein, did swear falsity in a matter material to the issue in said trial; and thereby did then & there commit willful…perjury." One blank lower corner clipped, well clear of all writing. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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