- 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
Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of
collection items stored in special vault facilities.
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.