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Breckinridge-Ripley Family Papers
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
Open to researchers.
[Identification of item], Breckinridge-Ripley Family Papers, 1796-1886, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society.
0.33 cubic ft.
Personal correspondence contains discussions about politics, elections, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Includes detailed indentures of land sales in Ky. Speeches and writings examine states' rights and the U.S. Constitution, and admitting Tx. into the Union. Items of note include a firsthand description of Daniel Boone and autographs of Worden Pope and Peter Benson Ormsby. Other material includes receipts, newspaper clippings, short stories, and a published genealogy of the Ripley family.
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