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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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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.

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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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