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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, Robert Brannon (1819-81).

A younger brother of John and Ann Rutledge, he grew up in New Salem and knew AL there. Rutledge came into possession of the copy of Kirkham's Grammar that AL and Ann Rutledge were said to have used. In 1863 he was appointed federal provost marshal for Iowa and later became WHH's source for the Rutledge family's views and recollections. (CWTC; Walsh)

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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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