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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and typescripts (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 345. Correspondence, legal documents, and sundry material related to the Meador, Richards, and Johnson families chiefly of Simpson County and Logan County, Kentucky. Also includes documents and correspondence from the King and Garrett families of Robertson and Sumner County, Tennessee. The attached 1842 letters are from R. M. Latimer to Caroline Garrett reporting the death and burial of her brother, George King, in Cuba; and to Caroline Garrett from another brother, John, discussing tensions with Mexico.


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MSS 345 B1 F3 R M Latimer 30 Jan 1842.doc (39 kB)
R. M. Latimer to Caroline King discussing the death and burial of her brother in Cuba

MSS 345, B1 F3 John King to Caroline King.doc (35 kB)
John King to Caroline (King) Garrett



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