• 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

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

Description

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.