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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Herndon, James A. 'James A. 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
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31. James A. Herndon to William H. Herndon

Quincy June 20 1865

Dier friend

J, R, H [1] in forms mee that you wish to now moore difinet a bout the time that Mr A Lincoln made his speach I will state to you as planing as I can his speach was made at Paps Ville on Ritchland creek 1832 I think if you will Examon Close you will find in the letter I rote you that in place of my puting the date of the speach 1834 you will find 1832 now the Sale was the seling out of a stock of goods beelongen to Nape & Poge of Birds town [2] well I am So bothard with peepel coming to the store that I have a poore chance to rite one requste Send Mee yours & your Wifes portigraf as I wood Value them Very high Excuse this My Love to all your wife in per tickler the Note that Mr Lincoln give was Sign over to E. C Blankinship

Pleas Ancer this as I like to her from you

James A Herndon

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2195; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:546 — 47

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Herndon, James A. 'James A. 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=herndon049a.html
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