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Wilson, Douglas L., ed; Davis, Rodney O., ed. 'Register of Informants' 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=herndon737.html


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Ray, Charles Henry (1821-70).

A New Yorker who moved west in 1843, Ray met AL in 1845 while editing a temperance paper in Springfield. After a stint editing the Democratic Galena Jeffersonian, Ray took a strong stand against the Kansas-Nebraska Act. In 1855 he purchased an interest in the Chicago Tribune and became its editor in chief. He was a founder of the Republican party in Illinois. (NCAB; HEI; ALE)

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed; Davis, Rodney O., ed. 'Register of Informants' 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=herndon737.html
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