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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Rutledge, Robert B. 'Robert B. Rutledge 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=herndon426.html


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find them & to read to others, he took great pleasure in reading Jack Downings letters,

I have endeavored to condense this letter as much as posible, and the result is I have rendered it very unsatisfactory to me as it will no dout be to you, so I will close it, by promising you that at some other time when I feel in a better mood for writing, I will enlarge on this, Will be glad to receive two or three copies of your lecture [3] as also an other copy of your former lecture as the Editor of the Hawk Eye borrowed the one you sent me,

Pleas excuse all blunders as I find they are too numerous for me to correct at this hour

very truly yours
R B Rutledge

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2824; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:568 — 70

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Rutledge, Robert B. 'Robert B. Rutledge 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=herndon426.html
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