James and Thomas Johnston papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
James and Thomas Johnston papers
Date
1802-1891, 1813-1889 (bulk dates)
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Subjects
Journals (notebooks)
Slave records--Kentucky--Adair County.
Slaves--Kentucky--Adair County.
Arrangement
Arrangement in each volume is basically chronological.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], James and Thomas Johnston papers, 1802-1891, 1813-1889 (bulk dates), M-234, Special Collections and Digital Programs, University of Kentucky.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
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.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Use Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.

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