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Witness List in Pollard Simmons vs. Jacob Bale

Creator:
Illinois--Circuit Court (Sangamon County)
Collection:
Lincoln Legal Cases, 1830-1860
Location:
[Springfield, Illinois]
Date of Original:
1832
Description:
Handwritten document, 14 x 20 cm. 'Witnesses in a suit wherein P. Simmons is complainant, J. Bale, Defendant. Elijah Estep, John Ritter, Samuel Ritter, Peter Lukins, Rachel Estep (consort of E.C. Estep), George Carpenter, William Balding, Ezekiel Balding, John Estep. July 1832 P. Simmons.' Jacob Bale failed to pay Pollard Simmons $80 on an account. Simmons sued Bale in the Justice of the Peace court to recover the debt but the jury found for Bale. Simmons appealed the judgment to the circuit court. The court subpoenaed Lincoln as a witness for Bale. The case was later dismissed.
Subject:
Collecting of accounts--Cases; Simmons v. Bale
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300179
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300179
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By appointment only
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