John Wharton Terry notes concerning his uncle, David S. Terry, 1934-1936.

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Terry, John Wharton, 1860-1936. John Wharton Terry notes concerning his uncle, David S. Terry, 1934-1936.

John Wharton Terry notes concerning his uncle, David S. Terry, 1934-1936.

Notes largely in defense of his uncle, some for a "Mr. Kettle" and others for "Mr. Wheat". Includes notes on the Terry-Broderick duel, and Terry's service in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

Originals : 4 folders in portfolio.Copies : 1 microfilm reel (29 exposures) : negative (Rich. 546:6) and positive.

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