Flourished: New York

Mr. Pray was a resident of New York. Some time prior to December 1854, he received a $2,000 bond from Samuel A. Clift for a debt Clift owed him. In December 1854, he sought collection on this bond through legal action.

Abraham Lincoln to James S. Sandford, Mortimer Porter, and Garrit H. Striker; Lincoln referred Sandford et al. to Dummer, Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009),