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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Logan, Stephen T. 'Stephen T. Logan (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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357. Stephen T. Logan (William H. Herndon Interview).

[1865 — 66]

Judge Logan

Says — In the great debate in 1839 in the 2d Presbyterian Church — the time when Lincoln made his published Speech to be seen in the Sangamon Journal of Mch 1840. that he — Logan — Baker — Lincoln & Browning as whigs had a debate with — S. A. Douglas — Calhoun. Lamborn & J. B. Thomas, as democrats —

L. further Says — Lincoln & Calhoun — Logan & Campbell held an other debate in the Court House in Hoffman's row as whigs, in 1844, against Calhoun & Campbell as Democrats. The subject was the Tariff — Clay &c — The Speeches of 1839 were on Van Buren and the Sub Treasury — &c — all of which he thinks —

Judge Logan Says — I was Judge of the Cir Court of Sangamon Co. in 1855 [1] — held to about 1838 — resigned — Elected again in 1839 & held the office about two Months — resigned (see 1st Scammon [2] at beginning of the vol where the dates Can be Seen Herndon) [3]

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2695; Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:206 — 7

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Logan, Stephen T. 'Stephen T. Logan (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=herndon468a.html
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