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John Henry letter

Collection Title: John Henry Letter


Series Number: 10-04


Processed and Cataloged by: Dieter C. Ullrich


Date Listed: March 19, 2010


Date Span: 1821


Size of Collection: 0.10 linear feet.


Number of Boxes: 1 file folder. 1 item.


Type of Material: Correspondence.


Condition of Material: Good.


Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.


Biographical / Historical Information: John Henry was a resident of Golconda, Illinois in the 1820s.


Scope and Content: Collection consists of a photocopied letter from John Henry to his mother Elizabeth Roberts Henry of Logan County, Kentucky on October 14, 1821. The letter describes a property dispute between the author and David S. Taylor and the “unworthy” religious institutions that existed in Golconda.


Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Golconda (Ill.) – History.

Golconda (Ill.) – Religion.

Henry, John

Henry, Elizabeth Roberts

Taylor, David S.


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Research Notes: Collection originally located in MS76-06. Original is owned by M. C. Henry of Murray, Kentucky. Photocopy donated by owner in 1981.

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