1785-1858Origination : Carey, Lewis J. (Lewis James)
Lewis J. Carey Transcripts of historic letters (ZAD), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
Three John Paul Jones letters to Thomas Jefferson (that have been published in the Jefferson Papers); one Benjamin Franklin letter to John Langdon (25 October 1788) concerning abolition; and thirty-two letters (1826-1858) of Jonathan Knight to Nathan, Ann, and Abel Whealdon of Harrison and Morgan Counties, Ohio. There are also two Carey sketches among these papers, one of Knight, the other of a friend of Will S. Porter (O. Henry).
Jonathan Knight was a prominent civil engineer associated with the construction of the National Road and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and from 1855 to 1857 a Whig member of Congress.