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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Herndon, J. Rowan. 'J. Rowan Herndon 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=herndon378.html


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4th Lincoln & Bery oned a small Dry gods Store in 1832 & 3 — 5th iff he Ever had any thing to Doe with a Whisky Shop i Never Knw it i am shure he Did Knot own any With Bery — as to the Speach in 1832 i think it Was that it was Late and his first attempt and after the fight — ther was many speakers & he was Last

i have ancerd to the Best of Knowledge at Present

Yours Truly
J R Herndon.

NB Capt Josef Artus says had you of ancerd his Leter he Might have Given you many incidents that transprd on the Boat as they Came up the River Pet Van-Burgin [2] was on Bord You Mite See van and it may yet Be Worth Wile to Write him — your hand Writng is very hard to Read Excuse my Not Writng Soner as my helth is vry Bad at Present

J, R, H

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2721 — 22; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:441 — 43

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Herndon, J. Rowan. 'J. Rowan Herndon 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=herndon378.html
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