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S. S. Nicholas Miscellaneous Papers,1775-1867

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Title

S. S. Nicholas Miscellaneous Papers

Date

1775-1867

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], S. S. Nicholas Miscellaneous Papers, 1775-1867, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

16 items

Scope and Content

Louisville lawyer and first president of the University of Louisville. Papers consisting of correspondence received from Robert Carter Nicholas, John Christian Bullitt, and James Burnie Beck regarding legal matters and the 1864 presidential election; certificates relating to Nicholas's legal career; and a 1794 Isaac Shelby letter to George Nicholas discussing free navigation of the Mississippi River

Subjects

  • Beck, James B. (James Burnie), 1822-1890.
  • Binney, Horace, 1780-1875.
  • Bullitt, John C. (John Christian), 1824-1902.
  • Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863.
  • Nicholas, George, 1754?-1799.
  • Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1793-1857.
  • Owsley, William, 1782-1862.
  • Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826.
  • Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796.
  • Presidents-- United States-- Election-- 1864-- Sources.
  • Reconstruction-- Sources.
  • Mississippi River-- Navigation.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.

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