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Breckinridge-Marshall Family Papers
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Breckinridge-Marshall Family Papers, 1755-1869, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society.
0.33 cubic ft.
The Breckinridge and Marshall families are from Kentucky and Virginia. The Breckinridge section includes correspondence, 1755-1869, discussing John Breckinridge's 1793 trip to Kentucky; politics; the Civil War; John C. Breckinridge's exile in England and Canada following the Civil War; Jefferson Davis; and family matters. The Marshall papers are comprised of correspondence, 1816-1863, of Martin Pickett Marshall of Mason County, Kentucky. Included are letters to and from Marshall regarding family, politics and land. Correspondents represented in the papers include John Breckinridge, James Buchanan, P.G.T. Beauregard, Jefferson Davis, Charles O'Conor, George Prentice, John Marshall, and R.C. Grundy.
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