Manuscripts/Mixed Material Report of Sheriff's Sale in Goshorn v. Calhoun, [Law papers].

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Lavely, William
Lincoln, Abraham
Stuart, John Todd
Dates 1838
Location Illinois
Sangamon
United States
Language English
Subjects 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
Manuscripts
Stuart, John Todd
Title
Report of Sheriff's Sale in Goshorn v. Calhoun, [Law papers].
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Stuart, John Todd (Author)
Lavely, William (Signer)
Created / Published
Sangamon County, Illinois, October 24, 1838
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  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
Genre
Manuscripts
legal case and case notes
Notes
-  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.
Medium
20.3 x 16 cm.
Call Number
Law Papers; Portfolio 1, no. 7
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Repository
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm1379

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