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Henry Watterson Miscellaneous Papers
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Henry Watterson Miscellaneous Papers, 1868-1920, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Confederate soldier, editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal, and U.S. congressman from Ky. Consists of correspondence and papers outlining Watterson's career as editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal; his political interests and activities; travels; and personal matters. Also included is an informal agreement (a bet) between Watterson, a Mr. Wandishott, and a Mr. Brooks on who will be appointed to James A. Garfield's cabinet; and an undated, signed photogravure print of Watterson inscribed "Back to the Constitution!" Card index in repository
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