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Joseph Ficklin Miscellaneous Papers,1832-1859

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Title

Joseph Ficklin Miscellaneous Papers

Date

1832-1859

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Joseph Ficklin Miscellaneous Papers, 1832-1859, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

5 items

Scope and Content

Postmaster of Lexington, Kentucky. Ficklin's 10 April 1832 letter to A. G. discusses a cure for cholera; his February 1847 letter recommends James Brown Clay as colonel of a new regiment to be formed; and his 2 July 1853 letter to Secretary of War Jefferson Davis discusses U.S. relations with Great Britain. Other letters are routine. Card index in repository

Subjects

  • Clay, James Brown, 1817-1864.
  • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.

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