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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John Johnston Letter



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Johnston, John
Title: John Johnston Letter
Dates: 1789
Abstract: Letter from John Johnston to an unknown person, pledging support, and discussing political issues in Kentucky and Canada, specifically mentioning Quebec.
Extent 1 leaf
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

John Johnston (1762-1828) moved from Belfast, Ireland, to Quebec in 1790, and ended up settling in Sault Ste Marie where he became a respected independent fur trader and businessman among the native Ojibway of the region.

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Scope and Contents

Letter from John Johnston to an unknown person, pledging support, and discussing political issues in Kentucky and Canada, specifically mentioning Quebec.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Johnston Letter, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

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2.325/A112 John Johnston letter, April 29, 1789

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