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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Gourley, James. 'James Gourley (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 451: 1. H&W (1889) gives the date as February 9, 1866 (590).

Note from page 451: 2. John T. Stuart and Henry E. Dummer, law partners from 1833 to 1837.

Note from page 451: 3. Possibly a reference to someone Lincoln put down in debate.

Note from page 451: 4. Possibly Archer G. Herndon's tavern, the Indian Queen, or its successor; the bricklayer is not identified.

Note from page 451: 5. Probably the series of debates in March 1844

Note from page 452: 6. AL's temperance address was delivered on Washington's birthday, February 22, 1842, and printed in the Sangamo Journal on March 25. CW 1:271 — 79.

Note from page 452: 7. The prohibitory liquor law was presented to the voters in 1855.

Note from page 452: 8. The 1836 Union ticket.

Note from page 452: 9. Erastus Wright is the pension agent AL "skinned" on the stand for withholding money from the widow of a revolutionary soldier. See §242, note 4.

Note from page 452: 10. Hurd vs. Rock Island Bridge Co., the so-called Effie Afton case, in 1857.

Note from page 452: 11. The enlargement of AL's home began in the spring of 1856.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Gourley, James. 'James Gourley (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=herndon451.html
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