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Read-Sutherland Family Papers, 1780-1860

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Read-Sutherland Family Papers




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Read-Sutherland Family Papers, 1780-1860, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


1 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

Families of Bardstown, Ky. Collection includes the land papers of John Read, including his field notes of surveys in Hardin County, Ky., papers of Philip Read containing letters, 1813 and 1816; financial papers, 1792-1819, including a receipt to John Baird for a slave boy; papers regarding land in Nelson, Hardin, and Rockcastle counties, 1796-1828; and estate papers of Henry A. Read. Papers of John Sutherland consist of a power of attorney to him from George Howard Aydelott, 14 Nov. 1814; record in the case of John Sutherland v. John Manson, 1812; and his will, 27 Oct. 1817, disposing of land and slaves. Papers of William Sutherland consist of statements of account, 1821-1857, against him for merchandise and services; notes and due bills, 1818-1860; fee bills, 1822-1858; receipts, 1824-1857; accounts with Ann H. Bard; legal papers, 1844-1852; and papers, 1830-1857, regarding his lands in Bullitt, Hardin, LaRue, and Nelson counties. Also included are Ky. land papers of various people, 1780-1830; and receipts, 1847-1853, to Joseph Buckman


  • Read, Henry A., fl. 1823-1856.
  • Read, John, fl. 1780-1811.
  • Read, Philip, d. 1829.
  • Sutherland, John, d. 1818.
  • Sutherland, William, d. ca. 1865.
  • Land use, Rural-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Hardin County (Ky.)-- Surveys.
  • Reed family.
  • Sutherland family.

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