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Zechariah Johnston Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0006

Scope and Contents

Items of Zechariah Johnston and his son Thomas, including petitions, resolutions, and instructions to Zechariah Johnston while he was a member of the Virginia General Assembly; 2 letters from William Graham to Zechariah Johnston on political matters; lecture notes; property descriptions; ca. 69 business accounts, 1796-1845, of Thomas Johnston.


  • Inclusive 1772-1845


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Biographical / Historical

Zechariah Johnston, member of the Va. General Assembly from Augusta Co., 1778-1792, and from Rockbridge Co., 1797-1798.


1 Linear Feet (approx. 190 items (17 folders, 1 oversize folder))

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Two letters were a gift from John A. Graham.



Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA