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Ballard Family Papers
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Ballard Family Papers, 1840-1899, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Prominent Louisville (Ky.) family. Papers relating to Frances Thruston Ballard's (1826-1896) reign as Queen of the May in 1840; letters, 1852-1859, from Frances Thruston to her runaway slave Cecilia J. Larrison living in Canada, relating news about their family and friends, letters, 1896-1899, from Cecilia to R.C. Ballard Thruston requesting financial assistance after her move back to Louisville, and Thruston's 1899 memoir of Cecilia, her family, and his family's association with her; two letters, 1883 -1884, from Lyman C. Draper to Frances T. Ballard requesting information on George Rogers Clark and his slave Kitt; and invitations received by the family. Card index in repository
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