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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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143. Dennis F. Hanks to William H. Herndon.

Charleston Ill Febur 10th 1866

friend Billy

yours Rec[e]ived Febuary 9th for which I Hasin to answer those questions that you propond to Me is the Easest for Me to answer of All the Rest I give it in full Noing what I Say

1st what is the Name of A Lincoln Mother I.this hir name was Nancy Sparow hir farther Name was Henory Sparow hir Mother Name was Lucy Sparow hir Madin Name was Hanks Sister to My Mother [1]

2d you Say why was She Cald Hanks all I can Say is this She was Deep in Stalk of the Hanks family Calling hir Hanks probily is My falt I allways

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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=herndon198.html
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