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148. Nathaniel Grigsby to William H. Herndon.

Gentryville Feb the 12th, 1866

Friend Herndon

i recd youre kind letter of Jan the 29 and was truly glad to here from you onse more, I have nothing of great importince to rite at this time, you wish to now if the letter that Mr Crawford sent you contained the whole of the book of Cronicles, it containd all of the Cronicles that Abraham Lincoln wrote on the ocasion of the weding, but he rit other Cronicles conserning other people, i have ben conversing with some of Mr Lincoln old friends they say he rit manny Cronicles but i cannot learn the particular a bout them, i wish to now as neare as you can inform me when youre history of the life of our friend Lincoln wil be published as


manny persons is inquiring abut it of me they say that they are wating for youre history any information you wil give me conserning youre book i wil have it pulished in the County papers, i can not think of any thing more at this time that would do you any good so i wil cease riting for this time hoping to here from you soon I yet remain youre friend and fellow servent

N Grigsby

this leaves muse all wel hoping when it comes to hand it wil find you and friends all injoying alike blessing

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2488; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:299 — 300



1. See §113.