Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Conkling, James
Lincoln, Abraham
Dates 1859
Location Alabama
Covington
Decatur
Illinois
Indiana
Jacksonville
Macon
Maryland
Morgan
Naples
New York
New York City
Pennsylvania
Sangamon
Scott
Springfield
United States
Washington
Washington D.C.
Language English
Subjects Blackford, George D. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Bryan, Joseph (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Bunn, Jacob
Davis, Allen (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Dehavilland, John S. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Dodge, William E. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Farmers Loan and Trust Company, The
Great Western Railroad Company, The
Griswold, John N. A. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
James, D. Willis (Lincoln's Law Practice)
James, Daniel (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Lamb, James L. () (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Laurence, John G. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Laurence, Marice (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Legal Case and Case Notes
Lincoln, Abraham
Manuscripts
Mattersen, Joel A. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Phelps, Susan G. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Railroad
Rice, Edward G. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Ridgely, Nicolas H. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Riggs, George W. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Smith, Jones (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Stokes, James (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Sullivan, John J (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Tabbs, William E. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Washington, Peter G. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Watson, Charles T. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Watson, Delia (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Watson, Frederick (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Watson, George (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Watson, Henry (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Watson, James E. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Watson, John (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Watson, Mary (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Watson, Robert (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Watson, William (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Whelen, Edward S. (Lincoln's Law Practice)
White, William Augustus (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Title
Farmer's Loan & Trust Co. vs. Great Western Railroad Company, [Law Papers].
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Conkling, James (Author)
Created / Published
Sangamon County, Illinois, February 1, 1859
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  railroad
-  Bunn, Jacob (1814-1897)
-  Lamb, James L. (1800-1873) (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Smith, Jones (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Great Western Railroad Company, The
-  Rice, Edward G. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Riggs, George W. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Farmers Loan and Trust Company, The
-  Whelen, Edward S. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  deHavilland, John S. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Sullivan, John J (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Washington, Peter G. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Tabbs, William E. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Blackford, George D. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Davis, Allen (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Bryan, Joseph (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Mattersen, Joel A. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Ridgely, Nicolas H. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Griswold, John N. A. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Watson, George (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Phelps, Susan G. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Dodge, William E. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  James, Daniel (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Stokes, James (Lincoln's law practice)
-  James, D. Willis (Lincoln's law practice)
-  White, William Augustus (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Watson, John (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Watson, Mary (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Watson, Robert (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Watson, Frederick (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Watson, William (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Watson, Henry (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Watson, Charles T. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Watson, Delia (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Watson, James E. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Laurence, Marice (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Laurence, John G. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Manuscripts
-  legal case and case notes
-  United States -- District of Columbia -- Washington
-  United States -- Pennsylvania
-  United States -- New York -- New York City
-  United States -- Maryland
-  United States -- Alabama
-  United States -- Illinois -- Sangamon -- Springfield
-  United States -- Illinois -- Macon -- Decatur
-  United States -- Illinois -- Morgan -- Jacksonville
-  United States -- Indiana -- Covington
-  United States -- Illinois -- Scott -- Naples
Genre
Manuscripts
legal case and case notes
Notes
-  Summary: In 1853, the Great Western Railroad Company borrowed $1,000,000 and issued bonds in various denominations to pay back the loan. To secure these bonds, the Great Western Railroad issued a deed trust transferring a portion of the railroad line to the Farmers' Loan and Trust Company. The railroad failed to pay the first series of bonds and interest. The Farmers' Loan and Trust Co. retained Lincoln and sued the railroad. The Farmers' Loan and Trust Co. asked the court to obtain an accounting of the railroad's records, to appoint a receiver to take control of the railroad, and to issue an injunction to stop the railroad from paying any other debts before repaying the bank. The Farmers' Loan and Trust Co. added other defendants upon discovering that the railroad had mortgaged some of its land to others. Lamb, one of the defendants, motioned the court to dismiss the case because of a lack of proper parties. The Farmers' Loan and Trust Co. later dismissed the case.
Call Number
Law Papers; Portfolio 3, no. 56
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.scsm1592


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