Papers; 1860-1875; of John Letcher, governor of Virginia, 1860-1864. Includes appointment, 1860, of justices of the peace for Augusta County, Va. signed by Letcher; and letters, 3 November 1864-3 September 1865, of Letcher, Lexington Va. to Joseph A. Hierholzer, Richmond, Va. Three of the letters are negative photocopies. 6 items.
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Source: David I. Bushnell, Jr. of Washington, D.C.. Gift (D. I. Bushnell) and purchase (1981) at the Charles Hamilton Auction.
4 Hierholzer letters have been published in the <i>William and Mary Quarterly</i> Series 2, Vol. 3 pp. 137-140 and Vol. 9 p. 123.
John Letcher Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.