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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Rardin, James K. 'James K. Rardin to Jesse W. Weik' 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=herndon651.html


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son — Mrs Lincoln was not of dark complexion as the Century has it — She was very fair — almost sandy blue eyes freckled face and had two very large "butter teeth", She could not read or write or sing — She was a Missionary Baptist although she died a hard-shell because there were no missionaries in Indiana — I have Thomas Lincolns signature; my recollection is that it runs like this [4]

Very truly Yours
J. K. Rardin
Editor Chicago Democrat [5]

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 4626 — 28

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Rardin, James K. 'James K. Rardin to Jesse W. Weik' 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=herndon651.html
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