Manuscripts/Mixed Material Bill of Complaint in Keys v. Keys et al, [Law papers].

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Herndon, William Henry
Lincoln, Abraham
Dates 1853
Location Illinois
United States
Language English
Subjects Beam, David (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Davis, David
Early, Eliza (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Early, Jashen (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Herndon, William H.
Keyes, Clarrisa (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Keyes, David (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Keyes, Isaac (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Keyes, James (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Keyes, Samuel (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Legal Case and Case Notes
Lincoln's Law Practice
Lincoln, Abraham
Matheny, Charles W. (B.)
Sharp, Mary (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Bill of Complaint in Keys v. Keys et al, [Law papers].
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Herndon, William Henry (Author)
Created / Published
Sangamon County, Illinois, February 17, 1853
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln's law practice
-  Davis, David (1818-1886)
-  Herndon, William H. (1818-1840)
-  Matheny, Charles W. (b. 1820)
-  Keyes, James (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Keyes, Isaac (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Beam, David (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Keyes, Samuel (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Keyes, David (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Keyes, Clarrisa (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Early, Eliza (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Early, Jashen (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Sharp, Mary (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Manuscripts
-  legal case and case notes
-  United States -- Illinois -- Sangamon
legal case and case notes
-  Summary: Isaac Keys died in 1848. In his will, he left particular items of personal property and real property to his heirs. All of the property was distributed properly except for one tract of land. Isaac Keys bequeathed to his son James Keys forty acres described as the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of a certain section of land. James Keys claimed that Isaac Keys did not own that tract, but instead owned the northeast quarter of the southwest quarter of that section. James Keys retained Lincoln and Herndon and sued Isaac Keys's other heirs for a deed of conveyance for the forty acres. James Keys later dismissed the case.
21.8 x 35 cm.
Call Number
Law Papers; Portfolio 2 no. 31
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id

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