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William Hall Johnston papers, 1840-1846; 1861.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Johnson, William Hall, 1819-1859.
Collection number: 4198-z
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Abstract: William Hall Johnston was the son of Dorcas Hall Knox and Robert Johnston of Mount Vernon, Rowan County, N.C. Family letters dealing with conditions in Rowan County, N.C., at Davidson College, and at Princeton Theological Seminary, 1840-1844; love letters to Susan Adams in which William Johnston explained his reasons for becoming a Presbyterian minister in Lafayette, Ga., 1846; a list of the values and ages of slaves belonging to the estate of Robert Johnston, 1842; and other items.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Included is a list of the values and ages of slaves belonging to the estate of Robert Johnston (1842).