229. William Walker to William H. Herndon.
Lexington Mo Sept 8th 1866
Yours of the 1th Inst Came to hand, in due time
In answer to the first question, I was in the Case & So was Col Dilworth.
2d Lincoln first appeared in the Case after the Case was taken to Cass. I wrote the affidavit for the Change The Change was from Mason County to Cass and the application was made to Judge Harriott. Armstrong remained in the Jail at
337Beardstown bout Six months On the trial we denied that Armstrong Committed the deed. That if he did "he done it in Self defence
I feel obliged to You for the indulgence in the money Matters When You Complete Your work & have it published please Send Me Coppy —
Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2640; Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:355 — 56