JOHNSON, Richard Mentor, 1780-1850


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Extended Bibliography

Bolt, Robert. “Vice President Richard M. Johnson of Kentucky: Hero of the ThamesOr the Great Amalgamator?" Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 75 (July 1977): 191-203.

Brown, Thomas. “The Miscegenation of Richard Mentor Johnson as an Issue in the National Election Campaign of 1835-1836." Civil War History 39 (March 1993): 5-30.

Drake, Ella Wells. “Choctaw Academy: Richard M. Johnson and the Business of Indian Education." The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 91 (Summer 1993): 260-297.

Jones, Jonathan Milnor. “The Making of a Vice President: The National Political Career of Richard M. Johnson of Kentucky." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Memphis, 1998.

Meyer, Leland. The Life and Times of Colonel Richard M. Johnson of Kentucky. 1932. Reprint. New York: AMS Press, 1967.

Padgett, James A., ed. “The Letters of Colonel Richard M. Johnson of Kentucky." Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 38 (1940): 186-201, 323-39; 39 (1941): 22-46, 172-88, 260-74, 358-67; 40 (1942): 69-91.

Rouse, Shelley D. “Colonel Dick Johnson’s Choctaw Academy: A Forgotten Educational Experiment." Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly 25 (January 1916): 88-117.

Sprague, Stuart S. “The Death of Tecumseh and the Rise of Rumpsey Dumpsey: The Making of a Vice President." The Filson Club History Quarterly 59 (October 1985): 455-461.