Manuscripts/Mixed Material Writ of Fieri Facias in Goshorn v. Calhoun, [Law papers].

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Butler, William
Lincoln, Abraham
Stuart, John T.
Dates 1838
Location Illinois
United States
Language English
Subjects Butler, William () (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Calhoun, John (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Elkin, Garret (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Goshorn, John (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Lavely, William (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Legal Case and Case Notes
Lincoln's Law Practice
Lincoln, Abraham
Stuart, John Todd
Writ of Fieri Facias in Goshorn v. Calhoun, [Law papers].
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Butler, William (Signer)
Stuart, John T. (1807-1885) (Author)
Created / Published
Sangamon County, Illinois, August 21, 1838
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln's law practice
-  Butler, William (1797-1876) (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Stuart, John Todd (1807-1885)
-  Elkin, Garret (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Lavely, William (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Goshorn, John (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Calhoun, John (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Manuscripts
-  legal case and case notes
-  United States -- Illinois -- Sangamon -- Springfield
legal case and case notes
-  In Lincoln's hand. With endorsement indicating that Stuart & Lincoln for John Goshorn, were the highest bidders.
-  Order by the Clerk of Sangamon County to the Sheriff, authorizing the sale of goods and chattels, etc. of John Calhoun. With endorsement indicating that Stuart and Lincoln for John Goshorn, were the highest bidders.
-  Summary: Calhoun gave Goshorn a promissory note for $530 but failed to pay. Goshorn retained Stuart and Lincoln and sued Calhoun in an action of assumpsit to collect the debt. Calhoun withdrew his pleas, and the court ruled for Goshorn and awarded $569.75 in damages. The court sold 240 acres of Calhoun's land to satisfy the judgment. Stuart and Lincoln, acting on Goshorn's behalf, bought the land for $611.91.
20 x 32.5
Call Number
Law Papers; Portfolio 1, no. 5
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
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