William Johnston Miscellaneous Papers,1780-1810

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Johnston Miscellaneous Papers,1780-1810
Creator
Johnston, William
Extent
14 items
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life-- Kentucky-- Sources.
Indian captivities-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Pioneer, clerk of Jefferson County (Ky.) Court. Papers include Johnston's letters, 1780 -1785, to his father describing his capture by Indians; teaching school; attending Indian councils as a clerk; land; and notes his intention to marry. Other papers include land entries, surveys, and legal documents