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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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Whitehurst, Stephen S. (1828-75).

In 1848 Whitehurst became editor of a Springfield temperance paper, the Illinois Organ. The next year he married Maria C. Matheny, the sister of AL's friend James Matheny. Later he served as deputy circuit clerk in Sangamon County and in the 1860s as circuit clerk. (Power; HSC; letter from Terence A. Tanner, January 6, 1993)

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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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