Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Lincoln, Abraham
Murphy, Attny
Dates 1846
Location Illinois
United States
Language English
Subjects Bandy, William (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Cunningham, Hezekiah (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Fithian, William (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Forbes, Thomas C. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Legal Case and Case Notes
Lesley, Milton (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Lincoln's Law Practice
Lincoln, Abraham
Partlow, Samuel (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Williams, Abner M. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Order for Summons in Fithian v. Cunningham et al, [Law papers].
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Murphy, attny (Author)
Created / Published
Vermilion county, Illinois, October 1, 1846
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln's law practice
-  Fithian, William (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Williams, Abner M. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Cunningham, Hezekiah (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Partlow, Samuel (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Forbes, Thomas C. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Bandy, William (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Lesley, Milton (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Manuscripts
-  legal case and case notes
-  United States -- Illinois -- Vermilion
legal case and case notes
-  Appears to be in Lincoln's hand.
-  Summary: Fithian retained Lincoln and sued Cunningham, Partlow, Forbes, Bandy, Lesley, and Williams to collect $5,123 for breaching a bond. The defendants defaulted, and the court awarded Fithian $3,474.76.
20 x 15.8 cm.
Call Number
Law Papers; Portfolio 1, no. 55
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id

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