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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 228: 1. Levi and Nancy Hanks Hall, the mother of Dennis Hanks and the aunt of Lincoln's mother.

Note from page 228: 2. For the location of Posey's, see §165, note 2. Beech mast is the accumulation of beech nuts on the forest floor, much fancied by hogs.

Note from page 229: 3. See §72 for a different view from the same informant.

Note from page 229: 4. "United States Speaker" probably refers to The American Speaker. See §109, note 1. "Rollin's works" probably refers to Charles Rollin, The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians and Grecians, available in many editions.

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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=herndon228b.html
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