Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Annotation

[1]   ALS, IHi.

[2]   Mrs. Mary Macready of New York City was suing the City of Alton for $5,000 damages for injuries incurred while she was appearing in Alton in a series of readings from Shakespeare. She had fallen into an excavation (cellar door) in the sidewalk at night seriously injuring her ankle, back, etc.