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49   Abraham Lincoln  $200 Unopened $200 0 Login to place bid or Register to bid

#49 - Abraham Lincoln

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Original and complete July 28, 1858, issue of the Daily Illinois State Journal, 16 x 24, four pages. Below the fold on the front page is an advertisement for Lincoln’s law practice which reads, “Lincoln and Herndon Attorneys at Law, will practice in the Courts of Law and Chancery in this State—Springfield, Ill.” Page two bears an article referencing Lincoln’s senate campaign against Stephen Douglas. Article is entitled “Mr. Lincoln’s Record,” and mentions their upcoming debates, “We understand that the Republican State Central Committee has requested or will shortly request Mr. Douglas to canvass the state in company with Mr. Lincoln, in order that both speakers may address the people at the same places on the same day.” Intersecting folds, a few small edge tears, and some scattered light toning and soiling, otherwise fine condition. RR Auction COA.


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