Joseph Ficklin Miscellaneous Papers,1832-1859

Descriptive Summary

Title
Joseph Ficklin Miscellaneous Papers,1832-1859
Creator
Ficklin, Joseph
Extent
5 items
Subjects
Clay, James Brown, 1817-1864.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

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