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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Whitney, Henry C. 'Henry C. Whitney 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 625: 1. WHH was at JWW's home in Greencastle, Indiana, during the month of August 1887, working on their biography of AL.

Note from page 625: 2. Lamon.

Note from page 626: 3. Possibly a reference to AL's being kicked by a horse as a boy. See §§24, 78. The story is told in greater detail in H&W (1889), 59.

Note from page 626: 4. Weed, 1:607.

Note from page 626: 5. See §530.

Note from page 627: 6. Justice John McLean of the U.S. Supreme Court died on April 4, 1861.

Note from page 627: 7. The commission (consisting of David Davis, Joseph Holt, and Hugh Campbell) was appointed by the president in October 1861 to dispose of unsettled claims arising from the troubled administration of Maj. Gen. John C. Frèmont.

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Whitney, Henry C. 'Henry C. Whitney 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=herndon625.html
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