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Puzzling grammar?

Posted by English Learner on February 20, 2003

Hello,
I know this forum is used to ask questions related to idiom. But I do trust you about any interpretations of English grammar. I had post the following questions in different grammar forums but I got totally different answers. I was quite puzzled by it, and wondering if you could help me out. Here're the questions:
1.Which is grammatically correct and natural?
(a) I heard he said you won't come to my party next week.
(b) I heard from him that you won't come to my party next week.
(c) I heard from him that you wouldn't come to my party next week.
(d) I heard it from him that you won't come to my party next week.
(e) I heard it from him that you wouldn't come to my party next week.
2. If some of them are correct, do they share the same meaning?
One answered that (a) is the most natural and (d) and (e) are incorrect. The other answered that (a) is incorrect and the rest(b,c,d,e) are correct.
Thank you very much for your help.