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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Kirk, Andrew S. 'Andrew S. Kirk (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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492. Andrew S. Kirk (William H. Herndon Interview).

Petrsburg March 7th '87

Mr A. S. Kirk tells me this story — : In 1840 Mr Lincoln was a Candidate for the legislature. He went out to Mr Kyles [1] store in Sangamon Co. to make a speech and did so. After he was done making the Speech the boys — some of his old acquaintances — democrats, Said to Lincoln — "See here Lincoln, if you can throw

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Kirk, Andrew S. 'Andrew S. Kirk (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=herndon602b.html
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