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Amos Kendall Miscellaneous Papers,1814-1868, 1814

Part of Amos Kendall Miscellaneous Papers,1814-1868

Knt000654Guide to the Amos Kendall Miscellaneous Papers, 1814-1868Processed by: Processed by; machine-readable finding aid created by:Encoded bySpecial CollectionsThe Filson Historical Society 1310 South Third Street Louisville, KY 40208 Phone: (502) 635-5083Fax: (502) 635-5086 Email: holmberg@filsonhistorical.orgURL: Copyright 2001 The Filson Historical SocietyLibraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC DatabaseDate of source: Date completedDescription is in English.Guide to the Amos Kendall Miscellaneous Papers, 1814-1868Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsThe Filson Historical Society 1310 South Third Street Louisville, Kentucky40208 USAPhone: (502) 635-5083Fax: (502) 635-5086 Email: holmberg@filsonhistorical.orgURL: by: StaffDate Completed: n.d.Encoded by: M. Plarr Copyright 2001 The Filson Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.Amos Kendall Miscellaneous Papers,1814-1868 N/AKendall, Amos, 1789-186949 itemsNo items online. Must visit contributing institution.The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USAOpen to researchers.[Identification of item], Amos Kendall Miscellaneous Papers, 1814-1868, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.American newspapers-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.Argus of Western America.Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.Clay family.Hill, Isaac, 1789-1851.Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.Kentucky-- Politics and government-- 1792-1865-- Sources.Minerva Press (Georgetown, Ky.)Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869.Postal service-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.Postal service-- United States-- History-- Sources.Postal service-- Postmasters-- Archives.Presidents-- United States-- Election-- 1828-- Sources.United States-- Politics and government-- 1815-1861-- Sources.Journalist, U.S. postmaster general, and political advisor. Collected correspondence regarding his early days in Ky., tutoring of Henry Clay's children, editorship of the Argus of Western America, service as postmaster general in Jackson's cabinet, as business agent for Samuel F. B. Morse, and his political and personal life. Included are Kendall's letters, 1814-1815, to F. G. Flugel describing his first days in Ky., becoming postmaster at Georgetown, Ky., and editing the Minerva Press at Georgetown; two letters, 4 Apr. and 11 June 1839, to Flugel providing biographical information regarding his editorship of the Argus and its role in Ky. politics, his appointment as the fourth auditor of the Treasury and postmaster general by Andrew Jackson, and his marriage and family; a 13 July 1820 letter to Isaac Hill discussing newspaper opposition to Andrew Jackson; and his 1 July 1852 letter to George Wood stating that Franklin Pierce was a "drunkard of bad moral character

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