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William Johnston Miscellaneous Papers,1780-1810

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Title

William Johnston Miscellaneous Papers

Date

1780-1810

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], William Johnston Miscellaneous Papers, 1780-1810, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

14 items

Scope and Content

Pioneer, clerk of Jefferson County (Ky.) Court. Papers include Johnston's letters, 1780 -1785, to his father describing his capture by Indians; teaching school; attending Indian councils as a clerk; land; and notes his intention to marry. Other papers include land entries, surveys, and legal documents

Subjects

  • Frontier and pioneer life-- Kentucky-- Sources.
  • Indian captivities-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.

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