Manuscripts/Mixed Material Praecipe in Tipton v. Browning, [Law papers].

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Herndon, William Henry
Lincoln, Abraham
Dates 1858
Location Illinois
United States
Language English
Subjects Browning, Addison (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Herndon, William H.
Legal Case and Case Notes
Lincoln's Law Practice
Lincoln, Abraham
Tipton, David B. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Wright, P. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Praecipe in Tipton v. Browning, [Law papers].
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Herndon, William Henry (Author)
Created / Published
Sangamon County, Illinois, July 26, 1858
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln's law practice
-  Herndon, William H. (1818-1840)
-  Wright, P. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Tipton, David B. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Browning, Addison (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Manuscripts
-  legal case and case notes
-  United States -- Illinois -- Sangamon
legal case and case notes
-  Summary: Browning allegedly seduced fourteen-year-old Mary Tipton, and she gave birth to an illegitimate child. David Tipton retained Lincoln and Herndon and sued Browning for seduction because Tipton lost the services of his daughter while she was pregnant. Tipton requested $5,000 in damages. Tipton later dismissed the case.
19 x 24.6 cm.
Call Number
Law Papers; Portfolio 3, no. 40
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
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