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Jacob Robinson Papers,1842-1866

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Title

Jacob Robinson Papers

Date

1842-1866

Repository

Transylvania University Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40508 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Jacob Robinson Papers, 1842-1866, MSC 45,Special Collections, Transylvania University, Lexington.

Extent

.1 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

These are papers of Jacob Robinson, a farmer and member of the Christian Church from Garrard County, Kentucky. Included is a ledger used to record Robinson's expenses and purchases of such items as wood, meat, flour, and hides (1849-1866). Also present is information on the history of the Lancaster Christian Church in Lancaster, Kentucky, which was created following an 1827 split with the Forks of Dick's River Baptist Church. An 1842 letter written by Robinson during a trip to Tallahassee, Florida is also included. Variant title: Jacob Robinson collection. Condition of material: fair (acid damage).

Subjects

  • Robinson, Jacob, fl. 1842-1891
  • Forks of Dick's River Baptist Church (Garrard County, Ky.)
  • Lancaster Christian Church (Lancaster, Ky.) -- History
  • Churches, Baptist -- Kentucky -- Garrard County.
  • Churches of Christ -- Kentucky -- Lancaster.
  • Farmers -- Kentucky -- Lancaster
  • Tallahassee (Fla.) -- Description and travel.

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