Papers of John R. Thompson [manuscript], 1842-1926.

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Papers of John R. Thompson [manuscript], 1842-1926.

The papers include: correspondence, Thompson's London Diary (1864), poems, speeches, essays, Civil War news articles, photos, and other papers. Includes correspondence during the years Thompson was owner and editor of the "Southern literary messenger" (1847-60); editor of the "Southern field and fireside" (1860); member of the editorial staff of the London "Index" (1864-67), the original organ of the Confederate States in London; and literary editor of the "New York evening post" (1868-73). There is also correspondence relating to the publication of his book, "Poems of John R. Thompson." Of interest is a newsclipping from an unidentified paper, June 20, 1862, containing Thompson's poem "Ashby."

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