Richard Malcolm Johnston letters to Edward Eggleston and William Cary

Richard Malcolm Johnston letters to Edward Eggleston and William Cary

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Johnston, Richard Malcolm, 1822-1898
Title: Richard Malcolm Johnston letters to Edward Eggleston and William Cary
Dates: 1888-1897
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms2122

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Malcolm Johnston (1822-1898) was a lawyer, teacher, and dialect humorist from Hancock County, Georgia.

For further information, see the article "Richard Malcolm Johnston (1822-1898)" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondences written by Richard Malcom Johnston to Edward Eggleston and William Cary (1888-1897). Three letters concern Johnston’s struggles to fulfill Mrs. Benjamin Harrison's desire for an inscription on vellum. Remaining letters regard the International Copyright bill, a series of readings arranged for Johnston, and short stories written for Century Magazine.


Index Terms

Correspondence
Short stories--United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Richard Malcolm Johnston letters to Edward Eggleston and William Cary, ms 2122. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Letters