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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hanks, Dennis F. 'Dennis F. Hanks 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 225: 1. See §166. See also §140.

Note from page 226: 2. The town of Troy, Indiana, near the mouth of Anderson River, had been laid out for Francis Posey in 1815.

Note from page 226: 3. Elizabeth Johnston.

Note from page 226: 4. Jesse Hoskins was a neighbor of Thomas Lincoln. Rev. Young Lamar presided at the burial of Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Numerous Brooners and Gentrys lived in the area. Thomas and John Carter, Thomas Turnham, John and Lawrence Jones, and William Wood also lived nearby.

Note from page 227: 5. Hanks doubtless refers to the New Madrid earthquake of December 1811, which was widely felt in the Ohio and lower Mississippi valleys.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hanks, Dennis F. 'Dennis F. Hanks 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=herndon225b.html
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