Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: H. M. Witherspoon Letter
Series Number: MS10-31
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on June 11, 2010.
Date Listed: June 11, 2010
Date Span: 1861
Size of Collection: 0.10 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 1 legal size file folder; 1 item.
Type of Material: Correspondence.
Condition of Material: Good.
Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.
Biographical / Historical Information: Hiram M. Witherspoon was a resident of Caldwell County, Kentucky prior to the American Civil War.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of a letter written by H. M. Witherspoon of Princeton, Kentucky to a Mr. Wilson on May 13, 1861. The letter mentions a land dispute between the men in a different state. Witherspoon concludes with “will your section vote secession, our state will not secede now”.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Witherspoon, Hiram M., 1807-1877
Caldwell County (Ky.)