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Clifton H. Moore papers

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1066

Scope and Contents

DeWitt County Circuit Court documents. One with written instructions to the jury re: reasons why the defense will ask for a new trial in the Austin Ritchie vs. Ransom Adair slander case. Moore & Lincoln for the defense. Second document is a motion to set aside the verdict in the Joseph Ryan vs. Perce, Keith and Clark with reasons why. Lincoln & Moore for the defense.

Dates

  • Created: May 16 and November 15, 1854

Creator

Biographical / Historical

DeWitt County, Illinois lawyer, with whom Abraham Lincoln occasionally worked, while he was riding the circuit.

Extent

1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 2 items

Language of Materials

English