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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Greene, William G. 'William G. Greene to 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 17: 1. Written out by WHH in the form of a letter and signed by Greene.

Note from page 17: 2. AL came to Sangamon Town, northwest of Springfield on the Sangamon River, in the early spring of 1831.

Note from page 17: 3. Greene mistakenly believed that Offutt started his store with the goods on the boat, which were actually taken to New Orleans.

Note from page 18: 4. For other references to this episode, see §§269, 284.

Note from page 19: 5. An indecisive fall that counts for neither contestant.

Note from page 20: 6. A fuller account of this story is in Reep. When Greene came home after this transaction, he woke his sleeping father, who was irate at Greene's having purchased Radford's store, until hearing how well Greene had done in reselling it. At that point, the father ordered his wife, Lizzie, to get up and fix Greene "a fust rate supper" (47).

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Greene, William G. 'William G. Greene to 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=herndon017.html
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