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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Ellis, Abner Y. 'Abner Y. Ellis 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=herndon513.html


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Notes.

Note from page 513: 1. This letter is badly mutilated, though a preponderance of the text survives. Wherever possible, the editors have inserted words and parts of words that would appear to have been present originally and have indicated the likely number of words that cannot be confidently interpolated.

Note from page 513: 2. See §127, note 10 (Mob Cap); §131, note 5 (Lady of Lyon, Illustrious Stranger and Wept of Wish Ton Wish).

Note from page 513: 3. See §127, note 6.

Note from page 513: 4. See §127, notes 7 — 8.

Note from page 513: 5. Alain René Le Sage, The History and Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, first published in English in 1716.

Note from page 514: 6. Possibly the Saturday Chronicle and Mirror of the Times, published in Philadelphia between 1836 and 1842.

Note from page 514: 7. See §127.

Note from page 514: 8. Ellis was postmaster of Springfield during the Whig administrations of Taylor and Fillmore (1849 — 53).

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Ellis, Abner Y. 'Abner Y. Ellis 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=herndon513.html
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