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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=herndon228b.html


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5th Did Mr Sparrow with wife Moved 1819 from Hardin County Ky to Ia Lived on thomas Lincoln place in that Darne Little half face Camp that Abe Killed the Turkey No flooer in it Lincoln had Bilt an other Cabin By this time and got in it a Bout 40 Rods a part Died in Six Months after we got there

6th what year Did A Lincoln Turn whig After He Cum to Illinois a Bout 1830 for he was allways a Jacson Man tell He went to Springfield [3] So you Can tell your Self a Bout that he Never Voted for Jackson for he was two yung in Ia he allways Loved Hen Clays Speeches I think was the Cause Mostly Sum of the whigs a Bout Springfield Judge Logan and others he was a great Reader of the united States Speaker the Life of H Clay Shakespear Rollins works [4]

No Doubts a Bout the A Lincoln Killing the turky he Dun it with his farthers Riffle Made By William Lutes of Bullit County Ky the Sise Ball was 120 to the pound I have Killed a 100 Dere with hir My Self turkies two Numer to Mention

8th what is the Name of the Creek &c It was the South fork of Pigeon Called Little Pigeon a Bout one Mile North of Lincolns a Bout the Same Distance from Woodes [illegible] this Creek is North of the Church a Bout 2 Miles or Meeting house on one of its tributerys

William Lit in Dont Keep any thing Back for I am in for the hole hog Shore for I No nobody can Do any for you Much for all they No is from Me at Last Every thing you See writen is from My Notes this you can tell your Self

I have got No answer yet from My Relatives in Kentucky I am fereful they have Not got My Letters I will Rite a gain Shortly

William write to William Hall in Frankford — Mo — I think he can tell Sumthing that will Be Interesting

D. F. Hanks

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2519r, Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2520r, Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2519v; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:264 — 67

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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=herndon228b.html
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