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Johnston, John, 1775-1861


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

1814 Niles Weekly Register (SC-291)

Identifier: SC-291

Collection consists of one issue (April 9, 1814, No. 6, Vol. VI) of the Niles Weekly Register. The Niles Weekly Register was one of the most widely read newspapers of its day and provides a great deal of primary source documentation on the War of 1812. This issue is significant in that on page 102, there is an article detailing the federal government's attempt to enlist Native American tribes in Ohio to fight against the British. It mentions Dayton, Piqua, Blue Jacket and Tecumseh.

Dates: 1814 April 9

Patterson Family Papers

Identifier: MS-236
Abstract A collection of correspondence, family histories, photographs, business records, and scrapbooks from two local pioneer families who played an important part in the early development of the Miami Valley: the Pattersons of Dayton and the Johnstons of Piqua. The business records cover the period 1785-1879 and relate to the operation of the Patterson Family farm and lumber mill. Some of Col. Robert Patterson's land surveys and quartermaster records are also included. The correspondence consists...
Dates: 1780-1970

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Business records 1
Correspondence 1
Dayton (Ohio) -- History -- 19th century 1
Floods -- Ohio -- Dayton 1
Ohio -- History -- War of 1812 1