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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hall, John J. 'John J. Hall (Jesse W. Weik 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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580. John J. Hall (Jesse W. Weik Interview).

[1883 — 89]

Jno J Hall born Apr 12 1829 Spencer Co Ind. lives on Thos L. old place is son of Matilda Johnson Abe Ls step sister — bought farm, 20 acres in 1859 — Ths L died in house now owned by H. showed Thos L. family Bible dated 1799. bound by Ths L. in sheepskin. latter first belonged to Baptist — at time of death Campbellite [1]

L. came to Farmington where his step mother was after election and the mare story [2] took place — H calls him Uncle Abe. — [illegible] — Very Kind to his step mother who embraced and cried over him.

Illinois State Historical Library: Weik Papers, box 2, Memorandum Book 1

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hall, John J. 'John J. Hall (Jesse W. Weik 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=herndon693a.html
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