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J. W. White Miscellaneous Papers,1861-1876

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J. W. White Miscellaneous Papers




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], J. W. White Miscellaneous Papers, 1861-1876, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


12 items

Scope and Content

Kentucky legislator, U.S. congressman and senator, and governor, 1867-1871. Papers include eight letters, 1861-1876, primarily of a routine nature, including an 1861 letter to President James Buchanan regarding a recommendation; a 25 Mar. 1868 letter telling how he became governor and giving information on his predecessors; a 15 Apr. 1873 letter to L. D. Merchant requesting that his documents and medical books be sent; and a 28 May 1876 letter to Doctor C. M. Butler searching for a volume of Butler's sermons published in Cincinnati and inquiring if Butler knows anything about George Stuart's "churchmanship." Card index in repository


  • Buchanan, James, 1791-1868-- Correspondence.
  • Governors-- Kentucky-- Correspondence.

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