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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Cassidy, Michael Marion. 'Michael Marion Cassidy (Statement for Jesse W. Weik)' 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
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510. Michael Marion Cassidy (Statement for Jesse W. Weik).

Mt Sterling Ky March 28 87

Michael Marion Cassidy son of Francis Cassidy. Jane Inlow who was dau. of James Inlow. latter was bro. of Abraham Inlow who was born in Frederick Co. Md. — removed to Bourbon Co Ky early in history. Abraham's brothers were named Elliott, James, Isham, Three children of James Inloe reside in Rush Co. Indiana, Isham, Isaac and Jemima McCorkle. Abraham Inlow resided at time of trouble with Nancy Hornbeck afterward Hanks at Strode's Creek in Bourbon Co Ky. — five miles fr. N. Middletown. He & his brother Elliot were building mill for Abraham Hornback. The latter's niece Nancy Hornback carried dinners to the men at work and Abraham Inlow got her in family way. There being threats to prosecute him for seduction & bastardy he hired old Thomas Linkhorn for 160 dollars in silver to marry the girl. This man Linkhorn was a shiftless worthless man who worked here and there — a sort of vagabond — worked for the Hutchcroft, Thatcher, Hornback and Cunningham & Talbut families in Bourbon Co Ky. — without character and feeble of mind. Inlow took the newly wedded pair to the edge of

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Cassidy, Michael Marion. 'Michael Marion Cassidy (Statement for Jesse W. Weik)' 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=herndon613b.html
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