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Murray family papers, 1800-1895

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Title

Murray family papers

Date

1800-1895

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Murray family papers, 1800-1895, 1VF61M129, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

49 pieces.

Biography/History

Family from Nelson County, Ky.

Scope and Content

The papers contain letters, receipts, and other materials of the Murray family. The materials include deeds, legal papers and letters concerning family affairs. Among the latter are several from Nashville Tennessee, written during the Civil War. Many of these concern the death of Corilla Murray's brother (unnamed) from complications of battle wounds. Dorcas and John Murray's wills and James Murray's receipts and a land survey are examples of some of the materials contained in the papers.

Subjects

  • Murray family.
  • Murray, Corilla.
  • Murray, Dorcas.
  • Murray, James.
  • Murray, John.
  • Soldiers--Correspondence.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Nelson County (Ky.)--History.
  • Deeds.
  • Receipts.
  • Wills

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