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Governor George Madison Records, 1816

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Tim Tingle


Governor George Madison Records




Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives Frankfort, KY 40601-0537 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

Governor George Madison Records, 1816, Ky-Ar1165, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.


05 cubic ft.


Governor George Madison served in office for only a brief time as a Jeffersonian Republican, dying shortly after his inauguration in 1816. Originally from Virginia, he resided in Franklin County, KY. His occupations were as a Soldier and Public Servant, serving as Auditor of Public Accounts from 1796-1816. George Madison was the first Governor to die in office.

Collection Inventory

Executive Journal
Scope and Content Note:

Governor Madison died one month after taking office; this volume also contains entries of Governor Slaughter, his successor.

Executive Journal, 1816
[volume: 1]
Executive Minute Book
Executive Minute Book, 1816
[volume: 1]
Appointments by the Governor
Military Appointments, 1816
[box: 1]
Military Returns
Military Returns, 1816
[box: 1]

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