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The digital collection of Admiral John G. Walker Family Papers contains correspondence dating from 1865, when John Walker became engaged to Rebecca Pickering, to his death in 1907. Also contained in the collection are letters from H. W. Pickering, Elizabeth P. Grimes (Mrs. James W. Grimes), Admiral David Porter and Joseph Henry. The topics covered in this collection encompass a wide range, including Walker family matters, the impeachment trial of U.S. President Andrew Johnson, the estate of James W. Grimes, the Schley Affair and the Isthmian Canal Commission.

 

Letter from John Walker to Rebecca Pickering, 1866 February 4 

 Finding Aid to Admiral John Grimes Walker Collection of Family Papers

 

 
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