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Richard Malcolm Johnston letters

Richard Malcolm Johnston letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard Malcolm Johnston letters
Creator: Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898
Inclusive Dates: 1858, 1876, 1898
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (4 letters)
Collection Number: ms537
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Richard Malcolm Johnston was a native Georgian and chronicler of middle Georgia life. For more information, see the article Richard Malcolm Johnston (1822-1898) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three letters from Richard Malcom Johnston: dated Athens, Georgia, September 27, 1858, to "Hon. A. H. Stephens"; dated Waverly, Maryland, March 3, 1876, to Rev. P. H. Mell, regarding the death of Mrs. Hooper Carroll and other personal matters; dated March 2, 1898, to "E. C. Stedman," regarding Stedman's illness and Johnston's hope for an early recovery. Also included is a letter dated Athens, Georgia, March 26, 1876, to "Col. R. M. Johnston," unsigned, regarding the death of Mrs. Carroll.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Richard Malcolm Johnston letters, ms537, 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

Condolence notes -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Diseases -- New York (State) -- Bronxville -- History -- 19th century.
Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898 -- Correspondence
Mell, P. H. (Patrick Hues), 1814-1888 -- Correspondence
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 -- Correspondence
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883 -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1858, 1876, 1898