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William Preston Johnston Miscellaneous Papers,1863-1898

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Title

William Preston Johnston Miscellaneous Papers

Date

1863-1898

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 Preston Johnston Miscellaneous Papers, 1863-1898, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

10 items

Scope and Content

Lawyer, soldier, educator, and author. Included are letters he received from A. L. Rives and John C. Ropes discussing routine business matters; a letter to J. Stoddard Johnston discussing his literary activities; a 22 June 1864 letter from Basil Duke discussing John Hunt Morgan and Duke's 11 Sept. 1867 letter of introduction for a veteran of Morgan's Cavalry; a 24 Dec. 1878 letter noting Christmas preparations; and a 16 Oct. 1895 letter to Dr. J. O. Scott noting that General John Bell Hood's nine children were scattered among friends and relations when he died in 1879

Subjects

  • Christmas-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Duke, Basil Wilson, 1838-1916.
  • Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879.
  • Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862.
  • Johnston, J. Stoddard (Josiah Stoddard), 1833-1913.
  • Ropes, John Codman, 1836-1899.

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