433. Isaac Cogdal to William H. Herndon.
January the 18d 1867
Sir I received your Lectur & letter for which I thank you for on account of absesce yours was not answered until now as to the enquarys of your letter I advise you as I would any and all Men to Speak and wright the truth the truth good or Bad let all Come in full then you are left with a Clear Conscience before God and
545the World then let the Devil and his Angels leave which is the Coperheads and you have no favors to ask
yours with Respect
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