Murray State University
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Collection Title: John Henry Letter
Series Number: MS10-04
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, Elizabeth Roberts
Taylor, David S.
Research Notes: Collection originally located in MS76-06. Original is owned by M. C. Henry of Murray, Kentucky. Photocopy donated by owner in 1981.