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James and Thomas Johnston papers, 1802-1891, 1813-1889 (bulk dates)

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James and Thomas Johnston papers


1802-1891, 1813-1889 (bulk dates)


University of Kentucky Special Collections


Arrangement in each volume is basically chronological.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], James and Thomas Johnston papers, 1802-1891, 1813-1889 (bulk dates), M-234, Special Collections and Digital Programs, University of Kentucky.


0.1 Cubic feet

1 reel of microfilm (partial)


James Johnston is once identified as living in Adair County, Ky. The relationship between Thomas and James is not clear.

Scope and Content

This is a collection, on microfilm, consisting of four account books, an arithmetic notebook, and miscellaneous papers belonging to James and Thomas Johnston. The account books list assignments of debts made by the Johnstons. One also contains personal notes made by James and a list of the slaves he owned.


  • Adair County (Ky.)--History.
  • Johnston, Thomas.
  • Johnstoun, James.
  • Journals (notebooks)
  • Slave records--Kentucky--Adair County.
  • Slaves--Kentucky--Adair County.

User Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.

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