Ben Johnson Scrapbook, 1924


Johnson, Ben, 1858-1950. Ben Johnson Scrapbook, 1924

Ben Johnson Scrapbook, 1924

Scrapbook comprised of copies of The Congressional Record and official documents related to the paintings and church vestments presented by Louis Philippe (later King of France) to Bishop Jos. Flaget for St. Joseph's Cathedral (Bardstown, Ky.). Johnson, a Kentucky representative in the U. S. Congress, compiled this scrapbook to document the veracity of the gifts as well as to relate the Congressional battle during the 1820s & 30s to recover duties paid by Bishop Flaget. Scrapbook contains photostats of Congressional records and images of Flaget, St. Joseph's Church, and the gifted paintings (including works by Murillo, Van Dyck, and Reubens).

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Louis Philippe, King of the French, 1773-1850 (person)

King of France. From the description of Letter, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322523 Louis Philippe, King of the French, 1830-1848. From the description of [Invitation] 1840 oct. 8 [to] comte Abrial / Louis Philippe. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 259486814 ...

Johnson, Ben, 1858-1950 (person)

Ben Johnson was a Kentucky Representative in the U. S. Congress. From the description of Ben Johnson Scrapbook, 1924 (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 761398465 ...

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Flaget, Benedict Joseph, 1763-1850 (person)

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