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H. M. Witherspoon Letter

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

Princeton (Ky.)

Caldwell County (Ky.)

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