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William Hord Account Books,1798-1832

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William Hord Account Books




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], William Hord Account Books, 1798-1832, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


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Scope and Content

County official and merchant of Caroline County, Va. and Harrodsburg, Ky. Included is an account book, 1798-1823, containing records of taxes and muster fees Hord collected in Caroline County in 1798; his 1800 marriage; 1803 move to Ky.; list of slaves taken to Ky. and births of slave children; and accounts, including money received for hiring out his slaves. The second account book, 1813-1832, contains a record of receipts and expenditures for merchandise for his store; memorandum of claims for collection; lists of bank notes to pay out in and sent to Philadelphia, 1825; and various estate records. Many names of Harrodsburg and Mercer County residents are contained in the account books


  • General stores-- Kentucky-- Harrodsburg-- History-- Sources.
  • Merchants-- Kentucky-- Harrodsburg-- History-- Sources.
  • Slavery-- Kentucky-- Harrodsburg-- History-- Sources.
  • Slavery-- Virginia-- Caroline County-- History-- Sources.
  • Taxation-- Virginia-- Caroline County-- History-- Sources.

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