Manuscripts/Mixed Material Demurrer in People v. Moore et al, [Law papers].
Herndon, William Henry
Herndon, William H.
Legal Case and Case Notes
Lincoln's Law Practice
Moore, Joseph H. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
- Demurrer in People v. Moore et al, [Law papers].
- Contributor Names
- Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
- Herndon, William Henry (Author)
- Created / Published
- Illinois, January, 1858
- Subject Headings
- - Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
- - Lincoln's law practice
- - Herndon, William H. (1818-1840)
- - Moore, Joseph H. (Lincoln's law practice)
- - Manuscripts
- - legal case and case notes
- - United States -- Illinois
- legal case and case notes
- - Appears to be in Lincoln's hand.
- - Summary: In an original suit before the Illinois Supreme Court, the State of Illinois sued Moore and his eleven sureties to collect $200,000 for the breach of a tax collector's bond. The attorney general charged Moore with neglect of duty in failing to collect $16,931.86 in taxes assessed for 1857. The defendants retained Lincoln but defaulted, and the Court ordered them to pay the $200,000 debt on the forfeited bond, and the jury assessed damages at $14,284.11.
- 20.5 x 33.5 cm.
- Call Number
- Law Papers; Portfolio 3, no. 43
- Source Collection
- The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
- Rare Book And Special Collections Division
- Digital Id
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