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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Gillespie, Joseph. 'Joseph Gillespie 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 180: 1. Probably William H. Herndon's long lecture delivered in two parts on December 12 and 26, 1865.

Note from page 180: 2. Former President Van Buren visited Rochester, Illinois, and then Springfield, June 16 — 19, 1842.

Note from page 181: 3. AL was entitled to a forty-acre military bounty by virtue of the Act of September 28, 1850, and to 120 acres more by the Act of March 3, 1855. The smaller tract was located in Tama County, Iowa; the larger tract, which Lincoln did not locate until 1859, was in Crawford County, Iowa.

Note from page 182: 4. Usually calcium deposits from the guts of animals, madstones were thought to possess curative powers in cases of hydrophobia.

Note from page 182: 5. This case was argued before the Illinois Supreme Court on February 4, 1846.

Note from page 182: 6. Cf. §356.

Note from page 186: 7. Robert C. Ould, a Confederate agent of exchange. A breakdown in exchange negotiations followed the great battles of 1863, as thousands from both sides filled prison camps.

Note from page 186: 8. For an account of this match, see the index.

Note from page 186: 9. A reference to AL's appearance in McCormick v. Manny, et al., at Cincinnati in 1855.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Gillespie, Joseph. 'Joseph Gillespie 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=herndon180.html
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