Manuscripts/Mixed Material Demurrer in Swingley v. Pease, [Law papers].

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Herndon, William Henry
Lincoln, Abraham
Dates 1857
Language English
Subjects Herndon, William H.
Legal Case and Case Notes
Lincoln's Law Practice
Lincoln, Abraham
Pease (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Swingly (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Wright, P. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Demurrer in Swingley v. Pease, [Law papers].
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Herndon, William Henry (Author)
Created / Published
October 21, 1857
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln's law practice
-  Herndon, William H. (1818-1840)
-  Wright, P. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Pease (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Swingly (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Manuscripts
-  legal case and case notes
legal case and case notes
-  Summary: Swingley sold Pease 220 acres of land for $6,600. Pease paid $1,000, and gave Swingley five promissory notes for the balance. Pease failed to pay the first note. Swingley claimed that Pease was cutting an excessive amount of timber and, as a result, was diminishing the value of the land. Swingley sued Pease for an injunction to stop him from cutting timber and to recover the debt on the first promissory note. Pease retained Lincoln and Herndon. The parties reached an agreement in which Pease consented to a judgment against him for $1,683.83. The court continued the injunction on part of the land but excluded timber that had already fallen and a thirty-acre tract of land on which Pease could cut timber.
19.5 x 15.5 cm.
Call Number
Law Papers; Portfolio 3, no. 35
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
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