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John Irwin John Irwin Letters
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], John Irwin John Irwin Letters, 1832-1840, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Businessman. Letters from John Irwin to his family in Pa. from Louisville and Nelson County, Ky., where he was engaged in commerce. The letters describe Louisville and give information about the city's economic and social life, discuss his venture into the iron industry in Nelson County, and comment about slavery and the abolitionist movement in Ky
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