JOHN P. MITCHELL VS. PETER F. ELLICOTT BEFORE THE REGISTER AND RECEIVER OF THE LAND OFFICE AT SPRINGFIELD, JAN. 11, 1850.
[Springfield IL? 1850]. Folio broadside, 8" x 18." Uniformly toned, some bleedthrough from ink on blank verso, light spotting, expert repair to a short closed tear [no loss]. Signed in type at the end by Mitchell's lawyer, C.H. Moore, a friend and ally of Abraham Lincoln. Good+. Mitchell claimed ownership..... More