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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Whitney, Henry C. 'Henry C. Whitney (Statement for William H. Herndon)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: history]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
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Notes.

Note from page 647: 1. Probably a jew's harp, or harmonica.

Note from page 649: 2. Archibald Williams, a Quincy attorney, was appointed judge of the U.S. district court for Kansas in 1861.

Note from page 649: 3. Weed, 1:607.

Note from page 649: 4. Rev. Charles Chiniquy (1809 — 99), a Roman Catholic priest responsible for bringing colonists from Canada, France, and other European nations. His break with the church and the criminal prosecution in which he was represented by AL are portrayed in his autobiography, Fifty Years in the Church of Rome, 3d ed. (Montreal, 1886), which also recounts a visit to Washington during which AL purportedly spoke of his destiny (688 — 96).

Note from page 649: 5. Spink v. Chiniquy, tried in 1856. After the jury failed to reach a verdict, AL arranged an out-of-court settlement.

Note from page 650: 6. Lamon, 322.

Note from page 650: 7. See pp. 529, 632 — 33.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Whitney, Henry C. 'Henry C. Whitney (Statement for William H. Herndon)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: history]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon647b.html
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