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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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Rutledge, James McGrady (1814-99).

Rutledge was a cousin of Ann Rutledge and said by family members to be her confidante when she was engaged to AL. He knew AL at New Salem and carried chain for him when he was surveying. For many years he evaded WHH's attempts

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to interview him about his cousin's love affair with AL. (Miller; Fern Nance Pond, ed., "The Memoirs of James McGrady Rutledge," JISHS 29 [1936])

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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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