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Chenoweth-Perry Family Papers,1811-1835 (bulk 1818-1850)

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Title

Chenoweth-Perry Family Papers

Date

1811-1835 (bulk 1818-1850)

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Chenoweth-Perry Family Papers, 1811-1835 (bulk 1818-1850), Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society.

Extent

.33 cu. ft.

Scope and Content

The collection contains letters, regarding genealogy, financial items, including the sale of the property of John Chenowethon 1 Oct. 1846 with a list of items sold. Legal records are mainly property sales. Also included are land grants for military service from 1825 to 1852. One is signed by Andrew Jackson, another by John Quincy Adams. Addtionally, there are pharmaceutical receipts, an 1818 militia appointment, a genealogical chart and a poem, "Lily of the West."

Subjects

  • Adams, John Quincy, -- 1767-1848
  • Chenoweth, John
  • Edwards, Ninian, -- 1775-1833
  • Jackson, Andrew, -- 1767-1845
  • Illinois (State). -- Militia. -- Regiment of Infantry, 9th.
  • Medicine -- formulae, receipts, prescriptions
  • Farm supplies
  • Perry family
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812

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