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William Taylor Barry Papers,1798-1835

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Title

William Taylor Barry Papers

Date

1798-1835

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], William Taylor Barry Papers, 1798-1835, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 v.

Scope and Content

Kentucky lawyer, state legislator, lieutenant governor, judge, U.S. congressman and senator, and postmaster general. Bound volume of typed transcripts of letters to and from Barry concerning his family, legal education at William and Mary, politics, the Aaron Burr and Benjamin Sebastian trials, the Spanish Conspiracy, the Old Court-New Court controversy, War of 1812, and the various positions he held at the state and federal levels. Card index in repository

Subjects

  • Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836.
  • Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807-- History-- Sources.
  • Kentucky-- Politics and government-- Sources.
  • Lawyers-- Kentucky-- Correspondence.
  • United States-- Politics and government-- Sources.

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