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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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230. Dennis F. Hanks to William H. Herndon [1].

Charleston Ills September 10. [1866] [2]

friend William

Dere Sir

I Received your of Inquire it Did you Ever know a man in Indiana By the name of Jason Duncan I say No 2d Nancy Lincoln Abe's Mother moved to Indiana in Spencer County there Died.

3d I am told that Abe Lincoln was always a Whig in Indiana this is not trew he was a Jackson man or Boy as you please he was made a Whig in your town

the Copy Book that thomas Johnston has is not in my reach he lives in prary City 18 miles from me you had Better write to him a Bout it — Prary City Cumberland County Ills

I have been sick very Nervous

D F. Hanks

William I have answered all them questions a Bout abe's Mother Be fore what is the Matter. Do you loose the letters how do you cum on with the publication of the Book.

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 3899; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:202 — 3

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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=herndon337a.html
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