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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Whitney, Henry C. 'Henry C. Whitney (statement for William H. Herndon)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: history]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
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298. Henry C. Whitney (statement for William H. Herndon) [1].

[November 1866?]

About one week after the 1st Bull Run I made a call upon Mr. Lincoln having no business except to give him some presents which the Nuns at the "Osage" Mission School had sent to him — A Cabinet meeting had just adjourned; Stackpole [2] told me to go right to his room. Lincoln was writing on a card — an old gentleman was with him; when he had concluded he read the writing aloud; it was something like this: "Sec'y Chase — the bearer Mr. ___ wants to be appointed ___ of Baltimore — if you find his recommendations to be

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Whitney, Henry C. 'Henry C. Whitney (statement for William H. Herndon)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: history]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon404.html
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