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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Matheny, James H. 'James H. Matheny (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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362. James H. Matheny (William H. Herndon Interview).

[1865 — 66]

J. H. Matheny

Says —

Lincoln loved Burns generally — Shakespear — didn't care much if anything for such thing as Campbells' pleasures of Hope — Akenside's imagination &c. &c

— Loved Byron's

Don Juan —
Darkness
The Hosts of Sanacherib
Last leaf by O. Holmes —
Burns address to a young friend
Burns' Cottre's Saturday Night
Holy Wille's Prayer —
Immortality —
Child Harold — [1]

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2562; Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:212

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Matheny, James H. 'James H. Matheny (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=herndon470b.html
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