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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Wilson, William L. 'William L. Wilson to William H. Herndon' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1882. [format: book], [genre: letter]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
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604. William L. Wilson to William H. Herndon [1].

February 3, 1882

I have during that time had much fun with the afterwards President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. I remember one time of wrestling with him, two best in three, and ditched him. He was not satisfied, and we tried it in a foot-race for a five-dollar bill. I won the money, and 'tis spent long ago. And many more reminiscences could I give, but am of the Quaker persuasion, and not much given to writing.

Herndon & Weik (1889), 97n

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Wilson, William L. 'William L. Wilson to William H. Herndon' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1882. [format: book], [genre: letter]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon707a.html
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