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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Rardin, James K. 'James K. Rardin to Jesse W. Weik' 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=herndon651.html


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Notes.

Note from page 651: 1. Headed: Confidential.

Note from page 651: 2. Alexander P. Field (1800 — 1876), Illinois secretary of state from 1829 to 1840. AL is not known to have worked in his office.

Note from page 651: 3. Presumably the account of AL's early history by John G. Nicolay and John Hay, whose biography first ran serially in Century magazine, beginning in 1886.

Note from page 652: 4. Signature traced.

Note from page 652: 5. On the verso: I had intended to have this copied on the type writer and corrected but as my time is precious just now I am obliged to send now or delay 2 wks — Write me again. / JKR.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Rardin, James K. 'James K. Rardin to Jesse W. Weik' 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=herndon651.html
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