Among the Recommended Lawyers: Abraham Lincoln Livingston, John, Compiler. The United States Lawyer's Directory and Official Bulletin for 1850: Comprising the Name and Place of Residence of Every Practicing Lawyer in the Union--The Names and Places of Residence of the Commissioners of Deeds Appointed by the Governors of the Various States, Together with the Manual of the American Legal Association. New York: Published by John Livingston, At the Office of the Law Magazine, 1850. 144 pp. Main text in double columns. Wrappers have publisher advertisements. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers. Light soiling and moderate edgewear to wrappers and spine ends, moderate toning to interior. $250. * First issue. Livingston's directory was the first of its kind and a precursor to Martindale-Hubbell. The entry for Springfield, Illinois includes Lincoln & Herndon and Stephen Logan, Lincoln's previous partner.
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