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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Swett, Leonard. 'Leonard Swett 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 709: 1. No original for this letter has been found, though it is referred to in Swett's letter of August 30, 1887, §523.

Note from page 710: 2. A mistake for Orville H. Browning.

Note from page 710: 3. William W. Orme of Bloomington.

Note from page 710: 4. Apparently an anachronistic reference to Czar Alexander II of Russia, who in 1866 was saved from an assassin's bullet by a peasant named Osip Komissarov.

Note from page 711: 5. After an abortive attempt to seize power in France in 1840, Louis Napoleon was confined in the Fortress of Ham in eastern France.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Swett, Leonard. 'Leonard Swett 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=herndon709b.html
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