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

Replication of Henry Dresser

Creator:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Collection:
Lincoln Signed Documents; Lincoln Legal Cases, 1830-1860
Location:
[Menard County, Illinois]
Date of Original:
1842
Description:
Handwritten court document, 16 x 20 cm, signed Strong & Lincoln. George Miles hired Henry Dresser to do construction work in a home being built in Petersburg. Dresser agreed to do the work on an addition, but the parties disputed the price. Dresser retained Logan and Lincoln and sued Miles to enforce a mechanic's lien. Docketed with date and signature of Nathan Dresser, clerk.
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Career in law; Mechanics' liens--Cases; Legal documents; Dresser v. Miles
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300017
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300017
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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