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William Preston Miscellaneous Papers
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], William Preston Miscellaneous Papers, 1855-1876, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Kentucky soldier, politician, and diplomat. Papers include his 25 June 1862 letter to General Earl Van Dorn at Vicksburg, Miss. informing him that he was sending two brigades up by train; a 2 Dec. 1866 letter to General I. G. Walker discussing his life after the fall of the Confederacy and his attitude toward the future; a 6 Aug. 1867 letter to John C. Breckinridge introducing his kinsman, Meriwether Lewis Clark, and noting that Breckinridge is more popular now than when he was young
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