Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Lincoln, Abraham
Logan, Stephen T.
Dates 1854
Location Illinois
Menard
Missouri
Sangamon
St. Louis
United States
Language English
Subjects Irwin, Alexander B. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Irwin, Hugh B. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Legal Case and Case Notes
Lincoln's Law Practice
Lincoln, Abraham
Logan, Stephen T.
Manuscripts
Matheny, Charles W. (B.)
Stevens, Hiram F. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Title
Bill to Settle Partnership in Irwin v. Stevens, [Law papers].
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Logan, Stephen T. (Author)
Created / Published
Sangamon County, Illinois, November 8, 1854
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln's law practice
-  Logan, Stephen T. (1800-1880)
-  Matheny, Charles W. (b. 1820)
-  Irwin, Alexander B. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Stevens, Hiram F. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Irwin, Hugh B. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Manuscripts
-  legal case and case notes
-  United States -- Illinois -- Sangamon
-  United States -- Illinois -- Menard
-  United States -- Missouri -- St. Louis
Genre
Manuscripts
legal case and case notes
Notes
-  Summary: Hugh Irwin and Stevens formed a business partnership to buy and sell cattle and sheep. Hugh Irwin and Stevens drove the livestock to St. Louis and sold them, but Stevens kept all of the profits. Hugh Irwin died, and Alexander Irwin, the administrator of Hugh Irwin's estate, retained Lincoln and Herndon and sued Stevens to settle the partnership. Stevens claimed that he had already paid Hugh Irwin $94.48, Irwin's share of the profits. The court ruled for Alexander Irwin and awarded $381.35. The court sold 79 acres of Stevens's land to Alexander Irwin for $439.63 to satisfy the judgment. Lincoln and Herndon received $20 for their legal services.
Medium
19.5 x 31 cm.
Call Number
Law Papers; Portfolio 2 no. 70
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Repository
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm1582


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