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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Short, James. 'James Short to William H. Herndon' 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
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Notes.

Note from page 72: 1. This letter is in the hand of N. W. Branson, who seems to have functioned as Short's interviewer and amanuensis.

Note from page 72: 2. Stoga shoes are stout, coarse shoes, or brogans; casinet (or cassinette) is a lightweight twill trouser fabric, usually with cotton warp and wool filling.

Note from page 73: 3. Here an entire paragraph is stricken, the subject (the judgment against AL for debt) being treated more fully later in the letter.

Note from page 73: 4. Mary Owens.

Note from page 73: 5. WHH appears to be following up on the testimony of John T. Stuart. See §46.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Short, James. 'James Short to William H. Herndon' 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=herndon072.html
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