Abraham Lincoln, Signature on Legal Document, signed “Lincoln & Herndon”

$9,500.00

Legal Document, Signed By Both Lincoln & Herndon

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Abraham Lincoln Signature on Autographed Legal Document, from 1855.

Abraham Lincoln In the case of (Ulysses) Lindley and (Theodore ) Baker v. (John) Williams, brought on the last day of the Spring Term.

Lincoln’s firm represents the defendant, but loses to the plaintiffs with damages of $1,014.48 (ref. LINCOLN DAY BY DAY, vol. II, p.141).

Lincoln and Herndon appealed to the Supreme Court. Lincoln here asserts that the plaintiff’s “acto non“ “”¦are not sufficient in law for the plaintiff to have and maintain his said action”¦.”

A fine example of a Lincoln legal document, writing being both bold and clear; tear in document professionally repaired and barely visible. Framed with museum quality and images of both Lincoln and Herndon, and a title brass plate beneath.

Lincoln, Abraham. Autograph Document, signed “Lincoln & Herndon, p.q.” (Springfield): 31 March 1855. Oblong, 8vo.; 1p.