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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hohimer, Henry. 'Henry Hohimer (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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495. Henry Hohimer (William H. Herndon Interview).

[March 7, 1887 [1]]

Henry Hohimer aged 81 —

Knew Lincoln well — Knew Ann Rutledge well — handsome woman — It is my opinion that they were engaged — would been married had he lived —. I came here in 1824 — am 81 years of age Lincoln Cut out McNamar — I was in New Salem when the boys rolled old man Jordan [2] down the hill — Lincoln tried to Stop it — The boys used to tie the horses tails together. Lincoln picked up od peices of paper and read it over and over & then threw it down: he was a great man [3]

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 3843

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hohimer, Henry. 'Henry Hohimer (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=herndon604a.html
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