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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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Francis, Eliza Rumsey (1793-1893).

Francis moved in 1831 with her husband, Simeon, to Springfield, where he published the Sangamo Journal, a Whig paper. Simeon Francis was closely associated with AL in politics, and Eliza Francis is said to have encouraged the reconciliation between AL and Mary Todd. (Portland Oregonian, May 1, 1893; letter from Sandy McGuire, June 26, 1994)

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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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