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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Whitney, Henry C. 'Henry C. Whitney 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
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521. Henry C. Whitney to William H. Herndon.

Chicago August 27th 1887.

Friend H.

I recd your letter of August 25th this A.M. and in reply to your side question answer that you may use my information if you please in your book of course. I have just mailed you todays "Chicago News" which has the first of Lamons copyright article on "Lincoln" [1] in which he rehashes the old stories about his dreams: if you fail to get the paper advise me as you will want to see it: He is going to publish a series of articles on Lincoln. I think they will be interesting but Hill will be sensational at the expense of truth probably. I cannot exactly say now what grave errors I saw in Lamons life of L. [2] I took no note of them at the time: but they are

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Whitney, Henry C. 'Henry C. Whitney 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=herndon627.html
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