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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Elmore, Travis. 'Travis Elmore (Jesse W. Weik 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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478. Travis Elmore (Jesse W. Weik Interview).

[1883? [1]]

Nelson Alley Kept hotel when L. first came to Salem. Plug Hat — blue jeans swallow tail coat — worked for his board — next year went to work for Saml Hill goods brought from St Louis — even after became surveyor made Hill's house headquarters —

Travis Elmore — says while L. was surveyor he stopped at Ms Rhoda Clearys — had her to mend his breeches while he sat in bed — his surveying instruments were sold also his pony by constable to satisfy debt — Bid in by Jim Short and given by him to L.

Illinois State Historical Library: Weik Papers, box 2

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Elmore, Travis. 'Travis Elmore (Jesse W. Weik 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=herndon593a.html
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