Publication Date

6-11-2012

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 530. Letter, 5 April 1886, from Joseph Holt to Darwin C. Pavey(?), editor of The Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield,Massachusetts, stating that he was never a member of Lincoln’s cabinet. Holt, a native of Breckinridge County, Kentucky, was Judge-Advocate General, U.S. Army, and prosecuted the conspirators involved in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Also, 1972 correspondence related to the identity of The Berkshire Eagle’s editor in 1886.

Disciplines

United States History

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