JOHNSTON, Samuel, 1733-1816



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Duke University
Special Collections Library
Durham, NC
Papers: 7 items (February 4-July 8,1790) in James Iredell papers.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 2 items (May 22, July 8, 1789) in James Madison presidential papers; and 2 items (February 8, May 1, 1790) in George Washington papers.


North Carolina Division of Archives and History
Raleigh, NC
Papers: 1731; 1763-1803. 31 items. Includes congressional and personal correspondence and papers. Also gubernatorial papers; 10 items (November 29, 1789-December 1, 1790) in Charles E. Johnson collection; and photographs of portrait. Finding aid.


Rosenbach Museum and Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: May 23, 1775. 1 letter. From William Hooper, concerning popular support for the Revolution in New York and Philadelphia, and advises election of delegates to a provincial convention to be held in N.C.


University of North Carolina
Southern Historical Collection
Chapel Hill, NC
Papers: In Johnston family papers, 1687-1874. Ca. 20,000 items including 67 volumes. Part of the Hayes collection. Includes personal, legal, and business papers. Finding aid. Also 1 item (February 18, 1790) in Preston Davie collection.