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Richard Malcolm Johnston letters to Edward Eggleston and William Cary

Richard Malcolm Johnston letters to Edward Eggleston and William Cary

Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard Malcolm Johnston letters to Edward Eggleston and William Cary
Creator: Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898
Inclusive Dates: 1888-1897
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2122
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Richard Malcolm Johnston (1822-1898) was a lawyer, teacher, and dialect humorist from Hancock County, Georgia.

For further information, see the article "Richard Malcolm Johnston (1822-1898)" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three letters, the first concerning Johnston's struggles to fulfill Mrs. Benjamin Harrison's desire for an inscription on vellum. Remaining letters regard the International Copyright bill, a series of readings arranged for Johnston, and short stories written for Century Magazine.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Richard Malcolm Johnston letters to Edward Eggleston and William Cary, ms2122, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Correspondence.
Short stories -- United States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Letters