Henry J. Walters Letter
Scope and Content
The collection contains a single letter written by Henry J. Walters to an unnamed person discussing recommendation letters that Walters had written for the unnamed individual. The letter also includes favorable references to a Mr. McCay. Transcription available.
- Walters, Henry J., b.1912 (Person)
Language of Materials
The material in the collection is in English.
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Henry J. Walters was born September 7, 1812 in Lewistown, Pennsylvania. From 1844-1854, Walters was a publisher and editor of the Lewistown Republican which became the Republican and later the True Democrat. In 1871, Walters became the editor of the Democratic Sentinel. Walters practiced law and was elected several terms as clerk to the county commissioner's office and was also justice of the peace.
Walters was married to Henrietta M. P. Horner in 1843 and had three children: W. Edwin, Charles W., and Elizabeth L.
Biographical information found in The Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of the Juniata Valley, Comprising the Counties of Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata, and Perry, Pennsylvania. Chambersburg, Pa.: J. M. Runk & Co., 1897, Volume I, page 420.
Additional resources on Walters available at http://padl.pitt.edu/index.ph/record/view/154861
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
This collection contains a letter from Henry J. Walters to an unnamed person on his having written a recommendation for the person's promotion.
Source of Acquisition
The Henry J. Walters Letter was acquired by Special Collections prior to 2009.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Henry J. Walter Letter by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Henry J. Walters Letter commenced and was completed in February 2010.
- Henry J. Walters Letter, 1863
- Carmen Boggs-Parker, Graduate Assistant
- 2010 (CC0 1.0)
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