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Simpson, Samuel C.

Born: 1812-XX-XX New Jersey

Flourished: Springfield, Illinois

A carpenter, Simpson lived in Springfield, Illinois, by 1841. From 1853 to 1855, Lincoln & Herndon represented Simpson in a legal case in Sangamon County, Illinois.

Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 5 November 1841, 2:7; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Springfield, Sangamon County, IL, 103; Simpson v. Sherman, 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),