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325. Christopher C. Brown (William H. Herndon Interview).


Chris Brown says that on the day that Lincoln got nominated he L was very nervous—told vulgar Stories &c vehemently—said that as the balloting was going on that Lincoln said in reference to the balloting & Seward—"I've got him" Lincoln never Enquired of Young Stuart any thing about his old friends—

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2371; Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:217—18



1. See §326.

2. Possibly a reference to one of the three sons of Brown's father-in-law, John T. Stuart.