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William Frost vs. Wesley Gillenwaters : in slander.

Other Title:
Lincoln signed documents, 1845 Oct. 8
Authors:
unknown
Item ID:
71200908300020
Publisher:
[Illinois] : [A. Lincoln], [1845].
Call Number:
KFI1201 1843 OCT 8
Physical Description:
1 sheet (1 leaf) ; 31 cm. + 1 research note (1 leaf ; 2 x 22 cm.)
Topic:
Libel and slander -- Cases.
Legal documents.
Frost v. Gillenwaters local
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Career in law.
Note:
CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Handwritten court document prepared by Lincoln and signed by Wesley Gillenwaters. Gillenwaters apparently claimed that Frost stole his money and then Frost sued in an action of slander. Gillenwaters retained Lincoln and pleaded not guilty. This is Gillenwaters' statement refuting the charge of slander.; The case of William Frost vs. Wesley Gillenwaters, October 8, 1845 is written up in Coleman's Abraham Lincoln and Coles County, Illinois on page 90.
OCLC Number:
ocn879859851
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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By appointment only
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