Publication Date

6-13-2016

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 3016. Letter of David Campbell, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Samuel Davidson, Vandalia, Illinois, 2 February 1822. Obliged to pay the Postmaster General's accounts in silver coin, Campbell, the postmaster at Bowling Green, blames a shortage of available currency for his failure to repay a debt to Davidson's brother and discusses other forms of payment. Includes a 1982 letter explaining how Campbell's letter was discovered.

Disciplines

United States History

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