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Artificial Collection of Papers,1782-1892

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Artificial Collection of Papers




Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives.Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931

Conditions Governing Access note

Access at KHS only. Use microfilm, transcriptions or images when available.

For microfilmed copies see Family Collection: Artificial Collection of Papers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Artificial Collection of Papers, 1782-1892, 98SC08,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.


11 items

Scope and Content

This small collection consists of various unrelated papers dated from 1782 to 1892. Included are a notification dated 1782 and signed by Squire Boone, clarifying his right to land in Lincoln County, Kentucky; a tax note dated 1805; an 1847 deed between Isom Jones and Elias Richmond for land in Whitley County, Kentucky; an 1859 summons to the Fulton County (Kentucky) Circuit Court; burial notices for Col. James and Harriet Davidson ca. 1862; an 1865 certificate, issued from the Kentucky Adjutant General's office, verifying the service of Guy Woodson, a black soldier, in the Kentucky Volunteers; a Fraternal Epistle of the Freemasons ca. 1880s concerning poet laureate of the Freemasons, Rob Morris of La Grange, Kentucky; a clipping of memorial to William D. Nicholas, a Confederate veteran who died in 1892; and two undated, typed notes concerning the Massey/Massie family.

Arrangement: Chronological


  • Real property--Kentucky--Lincoln County
  • Deeds-Kentucky--Whitley County
  • Summons-Kentucky--Fulton County
  • United States--History--Civil War (1861-1865)--Participation, Afro-American
  • Massey family
  • Freemasons--Kentucky--19th century
  • Woodson, Guy, fl. 1864
  • Morris, Robert, 1818-1888
  • Boone, Squire, 1744-1815
  • Jones, Isom, fl. 1847
  • Morris, G. S., fl. 1859

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