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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Miles, George U. 'George U. Miles 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=herndon143.html


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Shall not attend to the Suit McHenry told him he did not care a dam whather he did or not that he Lincoln was not all the Lawyer there was in Town Lincoln Studied awhile & asked about the location of the cabin McHenry told him it was on the 160 acres to which Lincoln replied Mc you are right I will attend to the suit & did attend to it and gained it — & that was all the harsh words that past & that the only Suit McHenry ever had in Springfield [4]

Yours Truly
G. U. Miles

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2396 — 97; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:485 — 87

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Miles, George U. 'George U. Miles 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=herndon143.html
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