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Archer Herndon (1828 pioneers)

Archer G. Herndon Sr. (1795-1867) was one of the “Long Nine,” including Abraham Lincoln, who are credited with persuading the Illinois legislature to move the state capital from Vandalia to Springfield in 1837. Archer Herndon also was the father of William … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln reading list (ALPLM)

As of 2013, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum had posted the following list of books for further reading about Lincoln. Other suggestions are available at the museum’s information desk. Herndon’s Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, … Continue reading

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Lincoln-Herndon law office building, 1886 (photo)

Abraham Lincoln shared offices on the third floor of this building at Sixth and Adams streets with two of his three law partners — Stephen T. Logan, 1843-44, and William H. Herndon from 1844 to 1860. The second floor housed … Continue reading

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