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Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) [Bond on the estate of John M. Bingley].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05807 Author/Creator: Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Place Written: Morgan County, Illinois Type: Document signed Date: 3 April 1837 Pagination: 1 p.+ docket 31 x 22 cm

Summary of Content: Signed by Jane Bingley and Thomas J. Nance as co-administrators, and John T. Stuart and Lincoln as legal counsel. Bingley and Nance give bond for 2000 dollars as administrators of John M. Bingley's estate, who died in Morgan County on December 4, 1836. Attested by Aaron Will. Executed one month after Lincoln was admitted to the Illinois bar and two weeks before he became Stuart's partner.

Background Information:

People: Bingley, John M
Bingley, Jane
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Nance, Thomas J
Stuart, John T

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: LawEstatePresidentFinance

Sub Era: Lincoln

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