RICHARD M. JOHNSON of Kentucky

RICHARD M. JOHNSON of Kentucky

Philadelphia, (PA): Childs & Inman, 122 Walnut Street, 1832. Lithograph, 39.5 x 29 cm. Image drawn by Albert Newsam from a painting by Henry Inman. Very good. Johnson was the ninth Vice President (Martin Van Buren President). He lead troops in the Battle of Thames in the War of 1812. He had a slave as his common law wife with whom he had two daughters, both of whom he acknowledged, unusual for the time as such relations were usually hidden. Choctaw Academy was founded on his land and his daughters attended it. His wife died of cholera contracted while nursing students who had become ill. Item #66084

Price: $275.00

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