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Saturday, April 27, 1839.+-

En route to Springfield, IL.

Lincoln meets Dr. Felix Regnier, New Salem physician, on road between Rushville and Beardstown. They talk of John Rowan Herndon of Adams County, formerly of New Salem. Dr. Regnier later misquotes conversation, and on June 11, 1839 Lincoln writes Herndon what he said to Regnier.Abraham Lincoln to John Rowan Herndon, 11 June 1839, CW, 1:150-51.

[See June 11, 1839.]