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Book, "Livingston's Law Register" (copy owned by Abraham Lincoln)
Book, "Livingston's Law Register" (copy owned by Abraham Lincoln)
Resource Typeimage
TitleBook, "Livingston's Law Register" (copy owned by Abraham Lincoln)
Coverage / Year1851 to 1853; Victorian/Antebellum Springfield, IL
Description"Livingston's Law Register, For 1852, containing the Post Office address of every lawyer in the United States. Published in New York, entered according to an act of Congress in the year 1851 by John Livingston." Printed by Neal and Pate. L 9" x W 5 7/8" x D 1".
InterpretationWritten in the book, in pencil, is the following inscription: "This volume owned by Abraham Lincoln when he practiced law in Springfield, IL./Lewis Gardner Reynolds after Capt. Osborne Hamline Oldroyd/N.A. Lough."
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorNeal and Pate; Livingston, John
Other ContributorsOldroyd, Osbourne
SourceTransferred from Ford's Theatre NHS, Washington, D.C.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Book; Books; Written Communication; Publishing
Collection PublisherLincoln Home National Historic Site
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
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Resource IdentifierLIHO 5393
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