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ASSOCIATE JUSTICE DAVID D. DAVIS - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 03/1877 - HFSID 154643

DAVID DAVIS The former Supreme Court Justice signs as the new US Senator from Illinois Autograph Note signed: "The Autograph of/David Davis/of Ill/U.S.S./Washington/March/1877", 4½x2½ card.

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DAVID DAVIS
The former Supreme Court Justice signs as the new US Senator from Illinois
Autograph Note signed: "The Autograph of/David Davis/of Ill/U.S.S./Washington/March/1877", 4½x2½ card. From 1848 to 1862, David Davis (1815-1886) presided over the renowned Eighth Judicial Circuit in Illinois, famous because Abraham Lincoln practiced in its courts. An intimate of Lincoln (they often bunked together when traveling the circuit), Davis successfully managed Lincoln's campaign to secure the Republican Presidential nomination in 1860. Davis was appointed by President Lincoln as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States in 1862, serving until he resigned in 1877 to become Senator from Illinois (1877-1883). Until 1933, new Presidential terms and Congressional sessions began in March, not January as now. (The 20th Amendment moved up the date in order to reduce the "lame duck" interval following a federal election.) Davis, therefore, was just taking his Senate seat when he signed this card, Edges toned. Otherwise, fine condition.

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