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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Short, James. 'James Short (William H. Herndon Interview)' 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=herndon243b.html


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185. James Short (William H. Herndon Interview).

Menard Co Co. Aprl 3d 1866 —

James Short

Knew Lincoln Ever since he Came to Ills — Knew Mrs Armstrong well — She never made Lincoln buckskin breeches, [1] he never wore them in Ills: She nor Jack Armstrong Ever had book to loan to Lincoln — Mrs Armstrong could not read — She is a good woman — loved Abe and Abe liked her — no doubt of this —

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2543; Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:194

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Short, James. 'James Short (William H. Herndon Interview)' 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=herndon243b.html
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