Built 1847Grimshaw was admitted to the bar in Philadelphia, PA, and came to Pike County in 1833. A prominent local attorney, he was adjutant of the 17th Ill. Militia and a delegate to both state constitutional conventions as a Whig Party member. He authored the provision against dueling in the 1847 state constitution. Grimshaw participated in several court cases with Lincoln in Pike County and hired Lincoln to represent him in a federal court case in Chicago. Grimshaw's office was in one of he front rooms of his home. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Chicago in 1860, which nominated Lincoln for President.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 687512 N 4386777|
|Decimal Degrees||39.61023333, -90.81573333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 36.614', W 90° 48.944'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 36' 36.84" N, 90° 48' 56.64" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 701 W Perry St, Pittsfield IL 62363, US|
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