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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Helm, John B. 'John B. Helm 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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took to beat the democrats and out sung them — so with other churches they have had all sorts of doings at their camp meetings

Candidates that could speak at all, generally spoke at all political meetings — Those who could not speak would go on the stand and announce themselves candidates — this took place almost invariably at county and Circuit court which is over in each month.

If you disire to know anything of the Bush family — I know them well

I shall get the information you asked for in relation to Lincoln very fully in a short time — [1]

J B Helm

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2215 — 16; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:27 — 29

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Helm, John B. 'John B. Helm 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=herndon060b.html
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