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Lot #67
Abraham Lincoln

Twice-signed Lincoln handwritten legal brief

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Twice-signed Lincoln handwritten legal brief

Undated handwritten legal brief, signed twice “Moore & Lincoln,” one lined blue page, 7.5 x 9.25, regarding the case of Madden against Fairchild. Lincoln writes, in part, “And the plaintiff is notified that the defendant, will, on the trial, in explanation of what he did say of the plaintiff, offer to give in evidence a certain note maid by said plaintiff.” Office notation to top in another hand reads, “Filed May 18, 1855.” In fine condition, with some light edge toning from previous display. Auction LOA John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #332 - Ended April 16, 2008