Publication Date

1-9-2012

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 282. Photostat of letter written by Lewis Dillard, editor of The Backwoodsman, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to U.S. Secretary of State John Q. Adams soliciting an appointment as a public printer of Kentucky. Dillard objects to other patronage appointments and contrasts his paper favorably with the (Russellville, Kentucky) Weekly Messenger. Original in National Archives.

Disciplines

History | United States History

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