Collections: 
0-9 | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

William T. Barry letter to Roger M. Sherman : autograph manuscript signed, 1832 July 2

details | guide | text

Author

Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen

Title

William T. Barry letter to Roger M. Sherman : autograph manuscript signed

Date

1832 July 2

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2011MS007 : [identification of item], William T. Barry letter to Roger M. Sherman : autograph manuscript signed, 1832 July 2, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.01 Cubic feet

Biography/History

William T. Barry (1785-1835) was born in Virginia and grew up in Kentucky. He served in the Kentucky House of Representatives, 1807; the U.S. House of Representatives, 1810-1811; the U.S. Senate, 1814-1816; the Kentucky Senate, 1817-1821; sixth Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1820-1824; Secretary of State of Kentucky, 1824-1825; and, as U.S. Postmaster General, 1829-1835.

Scope and Content

Postmaster General Barry writes to Sherman, son of Connecticut Signer-Framer Roger Sherman, that he will investigate the delay of a letter sent to Sherman.

Subjects

  • Edward N. Bomsey Autographs, Inc..
  • Sherman, Roger M., (Roger Minott), 1773-1884

User Restrictions

The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Collection Inventory

Hosted by the University of Kentucky

Contact us: kdl-help@lsv.uky.edu

Contributors: