Manuscripts/Mixed Material Declaration in Tazewell County Commissioners for Use of People vs Coghlan et al, [Law papers].

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Lincoln, Abraham
Morrison, William
Stuart, John Todd
Dates 1838
Location Illinois
Pleasant Grove
United States
Language English
Subjects Bowman, Abraham (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Caffer, John (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Clapp, Alonzo P. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Coghlan, James (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Creamer, Edom (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Fisher, James (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Hull, Alden (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Legal Case and Case Notes
Lincoln's Law Practice
Lincoln, Abraham
Morrison, J. H. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Railsback, Thomas F. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Stuart, John Todd
Tinney, William A. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Woosley, Joshua (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Declaration in Tazewell County Commissioners for Use of People vs Coghlan et al, [Law papers].
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Stuart, John Todd (Author)
Morrison, William (Signer)
Created / Published
Sangamon County, Illinois, September 15, 1838
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln's law practice
-  Stuart, John Todd (1807-1885)
-  Clapp, Alonzo P. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Coghlan, James (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Fisher, James (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Bowman, Abraham (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Woosley, Joshua (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Creamer, Edom (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Tinney, William A. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Caffer, John (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Railsback, Thomas F. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Hull, Alden (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Morrison, J. H. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Manuscripts
-  legal case and case notes
-  United States -- Illinois -- Tazewell -- Tremont
-  United States -- Illinois -- Tazewell -- Pleasant Grove
legal case and case notes
-  Autographed document, signed by Abraham Lincoln.
-  Summary: Coghlan apparently failed to perform his duty as constable. The Tazewell County Commissioners, for the use of the People, for the benefit of Clapp, retained Stuart and Lincoln and sued Coghlan and his sureties on Coghlan's constable's bond in an action of debt to recover the $500 penalty of the bond. Coghlan and others motioned the court to dismiss the case, and the court granted the motion.
20.4 x 32 cm.
Call Number
Law Papers; Portfolio 1, no. 6
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
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