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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Grigsby, Nathaniel. 'Nathaniel Grigsby 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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228. Nathaniel Grigsby to William H. Herndon.

Gentryville, Ind. Sept 8th 1866

Sir

your note of resent date is recd, i shall answer youre questions to the best of my abilitys the most popular church in Southern indiana was the united baptist of America Mr Sparrow [1] was not the father of Msses Lincoln, the mother of Abraham Lincoln was a hanks gentryvile is not on the head waters of litle pigeon creek it lyes one mile south of said Stream no other question recollected

i yet remain youre friend
N Grigsby

PS
this leaves me all wel hoping the same to you, Ind wil give a good report of her self to morrow at the labet box as She did on the battle field as we have the same foe to meet Yours truly

N G

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2639; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:203 — 4

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Grigsby, Nathaniel. 'Nathaniel Grigsby 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=herndon336a.html
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