Diary of Captain
Parish Barhydt Johnson (born 1838), Western newspaper publisher, covering a trip from
Wilmington, California, to Tucson, Arizona during his time in the United States Army in 1864,
as well as 38 pieces of correspondence related to the newspaper business in Northern California and Washington Territory
and family concerns in the 1870s and 1880s.
Parish B. Johnson (born 1838), a Western newspaper publisher, became a member of the general
committee which controlled the Walla Walla Union when it was founded in 1868. He
assumed full editorship of the paper from 1876-1890.
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