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


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2696. Letter, 9 February 1847, of lawyer James B. Thornton, Memphis, Tennessee, to John M. Thornton, Newport, Kentucky. He asks John to deliver a circular and notice about a book he has written to a bookseller in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also provides an update on the search for an estate heir and mentions his poor health.


American Literature | United States History



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