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Governor James Clark Records, 1836-1839

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Author

Tim Tingle

Title

Governor James Clark Records

Date

1836-1839

Repository

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

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

Governor James Clark Records, 1836-1839, Ky-Ar1172, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.

Extent

4.0 cubic ft.

Biography/History

Governor James Clark served in office from 1836-1839 as a Whig Party affiliate. Originally from Virginia, Governor Clark resided in Clark County, KY. His occupation was a Lawyer and Judge. As a judge, James Clark is noted for rendering a decision which initiated the Old Court/New Court controversy. The first common schools were created during Clark's administration. Governor James Clark died in office.

Collection Inventory

1172 Executive Journals
Executive Journal (Indexed), 1836-1838
[volume: 1]
Executive Journal (Indexed), 1838-1839
[volume: 2]
Executive Journal Blotter, 1838-1839
[volume: 3]

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