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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Graham, Mentor. 'Mentor Graham (William H. Herndon Interview)' 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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183. Mentor Graham (William H. Herndon Interview).

April 2d 1866 [1]

Mentor Graham

I Knew Miss Ann Rutledge — took sick while going to School — Lincoln & her both were stayting at My house. They Rutleges came from White Co Ills. Rutelege & Cameron built the Salem Mill, about 1828 — I saw the dam Commenced. Miss Rutledge died about 183. or 4 — She was about 20 ys — Eyes blue large, & Expressive — fair complexion — Sandy, or light auburn hair — dark flaxen hair — about 5-4 in — face rather round — outlines beautiful — nervous vital Element predominated — good teeth — Mouth well Made bautiful — medium Chin — weigh about 120 — 130 — hearty & vigorous — Amiable — Kind —

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Graham, Mentor. 'Mentor Graham (William H. Herndon Interview)' 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=herndon242.html
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