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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Walker, William. 'William Walker 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=herndon336b.html


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229. William Walker to William H. Herndon.

Lexington Mo Sept 8th 1866

Dr Sir

Yours of the 1th Inst Came to hand, in due time

In answer to the first question, I was in the Case & So was Col Dilworth.

2d Lincoln first appeared in the Case after the Case was taken to Cass. I wrote the affidavit for the Change The Change was from Mason County to Cass and the application was made to Judge Harriott. Armstrong remained in the Jail at

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Beardstown bout Six months On the trial we denied that Armstrong Committed the deed. That if he did "he done it in Self defence

I feel obliged to You for the indulgence in the money Matters When You Complete Your work & have it published please Send Me Coppy —

Truly Yours
W Walker.

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2640; Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:355 — 56

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Walker, William. 'William Walker 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=herndon336b.html
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