Manuscripts/Mixed Material Public Notice in Thompson v. Stapleford, [Law papers].
About this Item
- Public Notice in Thompson v. Stapleford, [Law papers].
- Contributor Names
- Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
- Logan, Stephen T. (Author)
- Created / Published
- Springfield, Illinois, August 25, 1844
- Subject Headings
- - Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
- - Lincoln's law practice
- - Logan, Stephen T. (1800-1880)
- - Thompson, Reuben (Lincoln's law practice)
- - Stapleford, Edward (Lincoln's law practice)
- - Manuscripts
- - legal case and case notes
- - United States -- Illinois -- Sagamon -- Springfield
- legal case and case notes
- - Summary: Stapleford bought one lot of land from Thompson and gave him two promissory notes for $398.23. Thompson wanted to give Stapleford title to the lot once Stapleford paid the notes, but Stapleford failed to pay. Thompson retained Logan and Lincoln and sued Stapleford in an action of specific performance to complete the contractual obligation. Stapleford failed to appear, and the court ruled for Thompson and awarded $463.73. Stapleford failed to pay the judgment, and the court sold the lot to Thompson for $493.63.
- 19.5 x 24.5 cm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Law Papers; Portfolio 1, no. 45
- Source Collection
- The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
- Rare Book And Special Collections Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
- online text
Logan, Stephen T.
SubjectsLegal Case and Case Notes
Lincoln's Law Practice
Logan, Stephen T.
Stapleford, Edward (Lincoln's Law Practice)
Thompson, Reuben (Lincoln's Law Practice)
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Lincoln, Abraham, and Stephen T Logan. [Public Notice in Thompson v. Stapleford, Law papers]. Springfield, Illinois, 1844. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001418/. (Accessed February 26, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Lincoln, A. & Logan, S. T. (1844) [Public Notice in Thompson v. Stapleford, Law papers]. Springfield, Illinois. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001418/.
MLA citation style:
Lincoln, Abraham, and Stephen T Logan. [Public Notice in Thompson v. Stapleford, Law papers]. Springfield, Illinois, 1844. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001418/>.