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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hanks, John. 'John Hanks (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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Note from page 453: 1. Marginal note: I can say that this testimony can be implicitly relied on. Mr Lincoln loved this man — thought him truthful — honest and noble. Lincoln has stated this to me over and over again. / Herndon.

Note from page 454: 2. For Dennis Hanks's account, see §16; for A. G. Chapman's account, see §327.

Note from page 455: 3. Levi Hall and Nancy Hanks Hall, AL's aunt.

Note from page 455: 4. See §71, note 16.

Note from page 455: 5. Josiah Crawford.

Note from page 456: 6. Probably Charles Hanks.

Note from page 456: 7. Squire Hall and Matilda Johnston Hall, AL's stepsister.

Note from page 456: 8. Capt. William Warnick of Macon County, a landholder and aspiring politician who commanded a company of mounted rangers during the Black Hawk War.

Note from page 456: 9. Probably John F. Posey. See §7, note 1.

Note from page 456: 10. Uriah Mann, a farmer who emigrated to Sangamon County in 1831, settling in what is now Clear Lake Township.

Note from page 456: 11. See §336.

Note from page 457: 12. Russell Godbey.

Note from page 457: 13. Presumably cut open their eyes.

Note from page 457: 14. See AL's autobiographical statement, which asserts that John Hanks did not go all the way to New Orleans. CW 4:64.

Note from page 458: 15. James D. Henry.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hanks, John. 'John Hanks (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=herndon453.html
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