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268. Johnson Gaines Greene (William H. Herndon Interview).

Octr 10th 1866

Gains Green

Says — I really do not Know who was the father of Miss ___ Child — Mrs. Jason Duncan: Bill Green & Lincoln used to run the machine. They have Said in my presence that she was a handsome woman — had not much Sensse — had Strong passions — weak will — Strong desire to please & gratify friends — was a good woman. L & Green persuaded Jason Duncan to marry her and move off — did so — Duncan is a Yankee — good man — is respectable — So is his wife & Children — live in Illinois —

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 3888; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:390



1. Date given in the docketing.

2. Nancy Burner.