Governor Joseph Desha Records
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives Frankfort, KY 40601-0537 USA
Collection is open for research.
Governor Joseph Desha Records, 1824-1828, Ky-Ar1168, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.
2.0 cubic ft.
Governor Joseph Desha served in office from 1824-1828 as a Jeffersonian Republican. Originally from Pennsylvania, Desha resided in Mason county. His occupations were as a Farmer and Soldier. Joseph Desha was elected on a pro-relief platform, and actively supported creation of the New Court. The Old Court/New Court controversy dominated his administration.
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