John Peterkin journal  1817-1819, 1837-1838
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Title: John Peterkin journal
Creator: Peterkin, John, ca. 1790-1833
Inclusive dates: 1817-1819, 1837-1838
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract:
The John Peterkin journal includes letters written by Peterkin, a Scottish immigrant to Virginia and Georgia in 1817-1819, to family and friends in Scotland and Pennsylvania, as well as writings by William Russell, a later owner of the journal. Peterkin wrote about his thoughts on slavery, the displacement of Native Americans, and democracy.

Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu