Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Herndon, William Henry
Lincoln, Abraham
Dates 1859
Location Illinois
United States
Language English
Subjects Herndon, William H.
Legal Case and Case Notes
Lincoln's Law Practice
Lincoln, Abraham
McDaniel, Joseph S (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Thomas, William H. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Wright, P. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Bill of Complaint in McDaniel v. Thomas, [Law papers].
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Herndon, William Henry (Author)
Created / Published
Sangamon County, Illinois, April, 1859
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln's law practice
-  Herndon, William H. (1818-1840)
-  Wright, P. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  McDaniel, Joseph S (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Thomas, William H. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Manuscripts
-  legal case and case notes
-  United States -- Illinois -- Sangamon
legal case and case notes
-  Summary: McDaniel sold 117 acres of land to Thomas for $3,000. Thomas paid $300 down and gave McDaniel three promissory notes for the balance. After Thomas failed to pay the notes, McDaniel retained Lincoln and Herndon and sued Thomas to enforce the sale of the land. McDaniel asked the court to permit him to complete the contract by giving Thomas a deed, to allow a vendor's lien, to sell enough of the land to pay the notes, and to order Thomas to pay rent for using the property. The parties later reached a settlement, and McDaniel dismissed the case and paid the costs.
31.5 x 20 cm
Call Number
Law Papers; Portfolio 3, no. 50
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id

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