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Lincoln the litigant

William H. Townsend

Lincoln the litigant

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Trials, litigation, etc,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Career in law,
    • Lawyers -- Illinois -- Biography,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William H. Townsend ; with an introduction by William E. Barton.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsAlfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE457.3 .T76
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 116, p., [7] leaves of plates (one folded) :
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6676235M
      LC Control Number25007562


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Townsend, William H. Lincoln the Litigant. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, ix, pp. Frontis. Illus. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN ; ISBN X. Cloth. * It is not a well-known fact that Lincoln engaged in an unusually great number of lawsuits compared to most attorneys of his time.

Lincoln The Litigant by William H. Townsend. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, First Edition. pages. Hardcover. Limited to copies. Tan paste down title plate. Book Description. This fascinating history explores Abraham Lincoln's legal career, investigating the origins of his desire to practice law, his legal education, his partnerships with John Stuart, Stephen Logan, and William Herndon, and the Lincoln the litigant book of his far-flung practice in the s and by: 7.

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