1. Creator/Author:
  2. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (52)

Document in William P. Speed vs. Nicholas Boice

Creator:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Collection:
Lincoln Signed Documents; Lincoln Legal Cases, 1830-1860
Location:
Sangamon County, Illinois
Date of Original:
1843
Description:
Handwritten court document, 32 cm, prepared by Lincoln. The firm of Bell and Boice gave Joshua Speed a promissory note and then Joshua Speed assigned the note to William Speed. Bell died before the note was paid. William Speed sued Boice, the surviving partner of the firm, to recover the debt.
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Career in law; Collecting of accounts--Cases; Legal documents; Speed v. Boice
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300018
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300018
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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