- Herndon, William Henry (1818-1891)
Herndon, William Henry (1818-1891)
This collection is stored at Firestone Library.
Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room
Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre,
Dates: 1890 February 8.
Located In: Box 16, Folder 15
Extent: 1 item
Researchers are required to use surrogates.
Law partner and biographer of Abraham Lincoln. ALS, Springfield, to a Mr. Wilson.
Reluctantly refusing a request for Lincoln's autograph, as he gave them all away
in the "autographic cyclone" following his assassination. With mention that he
believes his biography of Lincoln is true and impartial. 2 pp.
Herndon, William Henry (1818-1891); 1890 February 8; Andre De Coppet Collection, Box 16, Folder 15; Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.