John Rowan : miscellaneous papers, 1807-1841.


Rowan, John, 1773-1843. John Rowan : miscellaneous papers, 1807-1841.

John Rowan : miscellaneous papers, 1807-1841.

Included are a 7 Jan. 1807 printing of a 4 Dec. 1806 resolution of the Ky. General Assembly supporting national unity and expressing confidence in the general government; copies of notes on the decisions of Judge Trimble; a 9 Dec. 1837 letter to Thomas Harney expressing his belief in nullification and his admiration for John C. Calhoun; a 17 Mar. 1840 letter to Harney discussing Congress passing a law which would "inflict" compulsory bankruptcy on merchants; and an incomplete copy of Rowan's autobiography, published by Willard Rouse Jillson, in Tales of the dark and bloody ground.

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