|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Johnston, Walter Ewing, 1816-1859.|
|Title:||Walter Ewing Johnston letter|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Walter Ewing Johnston was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He married Sarah Wyatt in 1840 and lived in Augusta, Georgia. He died in Augusta.
This collection consists of a letter from Walter Ewing Johnston to his brother, Alexander R. Johnston, 1846, regarding the slaves on the Murray estate and their physical condition. Johnston also mentions the "troubles" with Mexico (the U.S.-Mexican War lasted from 1846 until 1848). Alexander Johnston was in Greenoch, N.B.
Purchased from Schindler's Antique Shop, Charleston, South Carolina.
[item identification], Walter Ewing Johnston letter, MS 436, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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