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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hoagland, H. H. 'H. H. Hoagland (William H. Herndon Interview)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: interview]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
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493. H. H. Hoagland (Wiliam H. Herndon Interview).

[March 7, 1887 [1]]

H. H. Hoagland — Judge of the Co Court Menard James Murray — of Irish grove — William Engle Sugar grove both in Menard Co & A Lincoln of Springfield sat up all night at Bennetts Tavern [2] and vied with others in telling stories till broad day light — Treat was Judge — Menard was cut off from Sangamon in 1839. This was in 1840 — 1 This was continued with more or less Energy — &c during years — say from 1837 to 1842 — All of these men were splendid Story tellers — jokers &c [3]

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 3842

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Hoagland, H. H. 'H. H. Hoagland (William H. Herndon Interview)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: interview]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon603a.html
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