Coles County Courthouse, Charleston, Illinois, circa 1885

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Depicted ContentCharleston, IL
Depicted ContentColes County, IL
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The Coles County Court House in Charleston, Illinois., in which Lincoln often practiced law and before which he made a short speech in the evening after his fifth joint debate with Douglas, Sept. 18, 1858
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