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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Bateman, Newton. 'Newton Bateman (William H. Herndon Interview)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: interview]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
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to death—hardly had more visitors at Washington.—Rankin [3] a Mississippi [blank space] came to see Mr. Lincoln—heard this conversation—The Col. said—If the [blank space] could only hear your conversation &c—all would be right.

One of Mr. Lincoln's friends—said on seeing Mr. Lincoln—"Well—how do you do, Mr. President," "Not yet President—better not count the chickens till they are hatched," said Mr. Lincoln. "Well, but Mr. Pres'd't they are [blank space] replied the man.

Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:175—76

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Bateman, Newton. 'Newton Bateman (William H. Herndon Interview)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: interview]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon436b.html
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