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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hanks, Dennis F. 'Dennis F. Hanks 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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105. Dennis F. Hanks to William H. Herndon.

December 12, 65

Der Sir

I have in my posesion A Little Book the private Life of A Lincoln Comprising a full Life of his Erly years and a Succinct Record of his Career as Statesman and President By O. J Victor author of Lives of Garibaldi winfield Scott John Paul Jones Ect — Newyork Beadle and Company publishers No 118 williams Street [1] Now Sir I find a great Many things pertaining to Abe Lincolns Life that is Not trew if you would Like to have the Book I will Mail it to you I will Say this Much to you if you Dont have My Name very frecantly in you Book it wont Gow of at all for I have Ben East for 2 months have Seen a great Many persons in that tim — Stateting to them that thare would Be a Book the Life of A. Lincoln published giving a full a Count of the family from ingland to this cuntry Now william if thare is any thing you want to No Let Me No I will give you all the information I can I have Seen a Letter that you Rote to My Daughter Hariet Chapman of Enquire Bout Sum things I thought you was informed all a Bout them I Dont No what She has Stated to you a Bout your Questions But you had Better Cunsult Me a Bout them yours Respecfuly

D. F. Hanks

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2398; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:275 — 76

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hanks, Dennis F. 'Dennis F. Hanks 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=herndon144a.html
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