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Herschel Vespasian Johnson letter

Herschel Vespasian Johnson letter

Descriptive Summary

Title: Herschel Vespasian Johnson letter
Creator: Johnson, Herschel V. (Herschel Vespasian), 1812-1880
Inclusive Dates: 1869 August 22
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms1566
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Herschel Vespasian Johnson (1812-1880), politician and judge, born in Burke County, Georgia.

For more information, see the article Herschel Johnson (1812-1880) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one handwritten letter: dated Sandy Grove, Jefferson County, Georgia, August 22, 1869, signed "Herschel V. Johnson," regarding a suggested plan to accept claims "to refund every dollar taken from individuals, on account of cotton subscribed [Confederate Government], but not delivered at the time of Lee's surrender..."

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Herschel Vespasian Johnson letter, ms 1566. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Cotton trade -- Confederate States of America.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Claims.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1869 August 22