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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Brinkerhoff, George M. 'George M. Brinkerhoff to William H. Herndon' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: letter]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
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37. George M. Brinkerhoff to William H. Herndon.

Springfield, Ill., June 24th 1865 —

Dr. Sir —

I hand you all the statistics — I am able to; no others than these appear on my books —
1840 population 2,579 —
1848 " 3,912 —
1850 " 5,106 —
1854 " 6,218 —
1855 " 7,250 —
1860 " U.S. census, 6,499
1862 " 10,709

Your friend
Geo. M. Brinkerhoff [1]

In 1837 about 1900 —

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2204; Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:230

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Brinkerhoff, George M. 'George M. Brinkerhoff to William H. Herndon' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: letter]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon055a.html
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