The Advocate

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The last case which he argued himself was the Springer tax case, a famous
action, in which a decision was rendered ... Mr. Lincoln's argument occupied a
week, and a beiter presentation of an intricate case, able 1awyers say, was never
... After a keenly contested trial Mr. T. D. Lincoln got judgment in the U. S. court for
the abatement of the bridge. It was a great victory. Congress, however, afterward
passed a bill making the bridge a post road, and thus defeated the steamer and

Bericht Aus Dem Inneren

Author: Paul Auster
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644028419
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Paul Auster führt uns in seine frühe Kindheit, in eine Zeit, in der die Uhren noch Gesichter, die Stifte noch Flugzeuge, die Äste von Bäumen noch Arme sein konnten und auch der Mann im Mond, obgleich ohne Gestalt, noch ein echter Mann ...

Lincoln Herald

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Lincoln also played a crucial role in one of the most significant transportation
cases in American history, involving the conflicting claims of riverboats and trains.
The river interests had fought in vain to bar the building of a railroad bridge, the
first to span the Mississippi, at Rock Island, Illinois. ... A bewildering variety of
cases tested Lincoln's wit and learning during the 1850s. ... This writing style,
crafted to perfection on the Illinois prairie, illuminated his greatest letters and
state papers as ...

Der Historiker

Author: Elizabeth Kostova
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 3827071437
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Ein junges Mädchen findet in der Bibliothek ihres Vaters ein Konvolut mit vergilbten Briefen.

Encyclopedia Of North American Railroads

Author: William D. Middleton
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In March 1951 B-L-H purchased the Austin-Western Co. and shifted production of
that firm's road-construction ... Since river and rail development was largely
beyond the means of private investors, Whigs supported a policy of ... Lincoln's
railroad practice is best remembered for the case Hurd v. Rock Island Bridge Co.

D Sterer Ruhm

Author: Brent Weeks
Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3641189470
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Wahnsinnige Magier, grausame Mörder, machtgierige Adelige – und niemand kann sie aufhalten Gavin Guile, der ehemalige Lord Prisma, sitzt in einem Kerker, in dem Albträume wahr werden – und den er selbst geschaffen hat.

Lincoln Lore

Author: Louis Austin Warren
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The Long Nine Railroad Advocate Lincoln's political career had advanced to
such an extent by 1836 that he had become the ... the Illinois days was the
winning, assisted by his associates, of the famous Bridge Case for the Rock
Island Railroad. ... entitled 'An act to aid in the construction of a railroad and
telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and ... have
anticipated that some day he would take over the superintendency, so to speak,
of all the railroads in America.

Das Spiel Der G Tter 1

Author: Steven Erikson
Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3641089778
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Das malazanische Imperium ist ein Moloch, der sich mit Hilfe seiner Magier und Soldaten unerbittlich ausbreitet.