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Richard Baylor Hickman Collection
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Richard Baylor Hickman Collection, 1780-1897, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
0.33 cubic ft.
Collector. Collection of autograph letters, commissions, deeds, minutes of meetings, and miscellaneous documents. Included are letters and documents from the collections of Bennett H. Young and Samuel M. Duncan, relating chiefly to Jessamine County, Ky., and its citizens; letters, 1890-1897, of Samuel M. Duncan to General Young describing letters, documents, and books sent to him by Young; miscellaneous documents, 1780-1822, relating to Louisville, Ky.; Clark Family papers, 1790-1814; letters from Robert J. Breckinridge, James Garrard, Leslie Combs, John J. Crittenden, Jefferson Davis, Edward Everett, James Harlan, and Richard Mentor Johnson; records, 1790-1848, of Mercer County, Ky., including marriage records, 1827-1828; constitution, by-laws, and minutes of meetings of the Young Men's Literary Society of Nicholasville, Ky., 1847 -1849. Also includes a letter from Jefferson Davis to Governor John Letcher of Virginia, introducing Alexander H. Stephens as special commissioner of the Confederate States to the government of Virginia, 1861
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