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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Edwards, Elizabeth Todd. 'Elizabeth Todd Edwards (William H. Herndon Interview)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: interview]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
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Notes.

Note from page 443: 1. H&W (1889), 227, gives the date as January 10, 1866.

Note from page 443: 2. Frances Todd and Dr. William Wallace were married in 1839.

Note from page 443: 3. Madame Victorie Charlotte LeClere Mentelle.

Note from page 444: 4. WHH originally wrote: "In about one year from the Crazy Spell. . . ."

Note from page 444: 5. Matilda Edwards married Newton D. Strong in 1844 at the age of twenty-two; he was thirty-four. See J. Bennett Nolan, "Of a Tomb in the Reading Cemetery and the Long Shadow of Abraham Lincoln," Pennsylvania History 19:3 (July 1952).

Note from page 444: 6. Possibly "horses."

Note from page 444: 7. Possibly "horses."

Note from page 445: 8. William Wallace Lincoln died on February 20, 1862.

Note from page 445: 9. In his biography, WHH expanded considerably on these notes in his account of what Elizabeth Edwards told him about her visit to Washington. See H&W (1889), 508 — 10.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Edwards, Elizabeth Todd. 'Elizabeth Todd Edwards (William H. Herndon Interview)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: interview]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon443.html
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