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Plea in Phillips v. Beal, [Law papers].

Plea in Phillips v. Beal, [Law papers].

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Summary: Phillips owned 160 acres of land in Tazewell County. Phillips retained Lincoln and sued Beal in an action of ejectment because Phillips claimed that Beal unlawfully withheld twenty acres from him. Beal pleaded not guilty, but a jury found for Phillips and awarded $0.01 in damages.

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Date

01/01/1853
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Contributors

Lincoln, Abraham (Author)
Bush, attrny (Author)
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Library of Congress
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