Manuscript/Mixed Material Bill to Foreclose Mortgage in Jones v. Freeman et ux, [Law papers].

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Title
Bill to Foreclose Mortgage in Jones v. Freeman et ux, [Law papers].
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Herndon, William Henry (Author)
Created / Published
Sangamon County, Illinois, March 1, 1858
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln's law practice
-  Herndon, William H. (1818-1840)
-  Campbell (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Freeman, Alexander (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Wright, P. (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Jones, Samuel (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Freeman, Perlina (Lincoln's law practice)
-  Manuscripts
-  Legal case and case notes
-  United States -- Illinois -- Sangamon -- Williamsville
Genre
Manuscripts
Legal case and case notes
Notes
-  Summary: Alexander Freeman purchased some land from Jones. Freeman gave Jones two promissory notes for $500 each as payment and secured the notes with a mortgage on the property. After Freeman failed to pay, Jones retained Lincoln and Herndon and sued Alexander Freeman and his wife Perlina Freeman in an action to foreclose the mortgage. The Freemans defaulted, and the court ruled for Jones and order the Freemans to pay Jones $1,213.25 within ten days or the court would sell the land. The Freemans failed to pay, and the court sold the lots to Jones for $800. The court granted the Freemans fifteen months to redeem the lots.
Medium
19.5 x 32 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Law Papers; Portfolio 3, no. 38
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.scsm1483
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Lincoln, Abraham, and William Henry Herndon. [Bill to Foreclose Mortgage in Jones v. Freeman et ux, Law papers]. Sangamon County, Illinois, March 1, 1858. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001483/. (Accessed May 25, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Lincoln, A. & Herndon, W. H. (1858) [Bill to Foreclose Mortgage in Jones v. Freeman et ux, Law papers]. Sangamon County, Illinois, March 1. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001483/.

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Lincoln, Abraham, and William Henry Herndon. [Bill to Foreclose Mortgage in Jones v. Freeman et ux, Law papers]. Sangamon County, Illinois, March 1, 1858. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm001483/>.