• Call Number: C0063_c01699
    Container: Box 16, Folder 15

Herndon, William Henry (1818-1891)

1 item

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..

Dates: 1890 February 8.

Located In: Box 16, Folder 15

Extent: 1 item

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

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.

Preferred Citation

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.