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John McAuley Palmer Papers, 1865 May-Sept. 28

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Title

John McAuley Palmer Papers

Date

1865 May-Sept. 28

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], John McAuley Palmer Papers, 1865 May-Sept. 28, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

2 items

Scope and Content

A letter, 1865 May, from the Committee of the General Council of Louisville to Palmer concerning overcrowding and the spreading of smallpox in Louisville due to the recently liberated women and children from other counties. An unsigned petition, 1865 Sept. 28, sent to Palmer requesting that the Louisville authorities "give decent burial to all Freedmen," who die within the city limits

Subjects

  • Baxter, John George, 1826-1885.
  • Burial laws-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 19th century.
  • Burial laws-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Louisville.-- City Council-- History-- Sources.
  • Dent, Henry, b. 1819.
  • Freedmen-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 19th century.
  • Freedmen-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Hubbard, John Strother, 1811-1876.
  • Smallpox-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 19th century.
  • Smallpox-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Tomppert, Philip, 1808-1873.

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