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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Thompson, Ella A,. 'Ella A. Thompson 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
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537. Ella A. Thompson to Jesse W. Weik.

Portland Feb 9th/88

Sir

The answer given to your first communication to Mrs S. Francis, is the only answer she can return to you. Her high sense of honor forbids her to reveal to the public gaze, anything which she may know of the private life of her Friends. As

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before written this is final, and she hopes you will receive it as such. No amount of persuasion, threats, or [illegible] can change her.

E.J.T.
For Mrs S. Francis

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 4625

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Thompson, Ella A,. 'Ella A. Thompson 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=herndon650b.html
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