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William Preston Johnston Miscellaneous Papers
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], William Preston Johnston Miscellaneous Papers, 1863-1898, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
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
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