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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Logan, Stephen T. 'Stephen T. Logan (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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260. Stephen T. Logan (William H. Herndon Interview).

Octr. 5th 1866

Judge Logan

Says that most of the original settlers that emigrated from Va to Ky crossed the Cumberland Mountain — sold waggons at foot of the Mountains — packed horses &c —

Crab Orchard is in Lincoln Co Ky —

Says further that Holland lies when he says that Clay snubbed Lincoln — was cold & aristocratic &c. and that L opposed Clay on that account. [1] The citizens of

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Spgfd Ills had a meeting including the Members of the Legislature who wrote to Lincoln at Washington — or saw him in person & as it were instructed him to go for Taylor — The reason & only reason was that Clay could not be Elected and that Taylor could &c. Clay was in principal the only choice of the whigs of Ills. — That Taylor was their policy man

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2693; Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:208 — 9

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Logan, Stephen T. 'Stephen T. Logan (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=herndon366.html
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