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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Stuart, John T. 'John T. Stuart (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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375. John T. Stuart (William H. Herndon Interview).

[1865 — 66]

Stuart —

Says — that Lincoln & himself entered into partnership in 1837 — Keept office in a little room above the Court room — he slept — and lounged — talked — joked —

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Crossings — Chunks — Stick — bricks — no pavements —

Runsdells Kept Tavern 1837 — Population 1200. 1100. in 1834 — 1000 in 1832.

Mr Stuart Says that Lincoln during the sessions of the Leg in 1834 — & 36 he frequently traded Lincoln off: he was the author of no special or general act — had no organizing power — When he learned in 1838 & 40 more of the tricks &c of men he refused to be Sold. He never had a price

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2248; Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:199 — 200

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Stuart, John T. 'John T. Stuart (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=herndon480b.html
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