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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Chapman, Harriet A. 'Harriet A. Chapman to William H. Herndon' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: letter]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
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Notes.

Note from page 407: 1. Robert T. (Bob) was born on August 1, 1843; Edward B. (Eddie), the next child, was born on March 10, 1846.

Note from page 407: 2. A reference to William Knox's "Mortality," better known as "O why should the spirit of mortal be proud." This poem was prominently featured in William H. Herndon's lecture on Ann Rutledge, which was printed prior to its delivery on November 16, 1866.

Note from page 407: 3. Probably "The Burial of Sir John Moore," by Charles Wolfe (1791 — 1823), first published in 1817.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Chapman, Harriet A. 'Harriet A. Chapman to William H. Herndon' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: letter]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon407.html
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