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Stephen Fitz James Trabue Papers,1847-1881

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Title

Stephen Fitz James Trabue Papers

Date

1847-1881

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Stephen Fitz James Trabue Papers, 1847-1881, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

22 v.

Scope and Content

Lawyer and land speculator. Papers include a letterpress book; a notebook listing voters in Trabue's campaign for Congress in 1847; muster rolls of the Kentucky Volunteer Militia in the War of 1812; a bounty land book containing records of military service of Kentuckians in the War of 1812; papers, 1851, concerning Revolutionary War service pension claims in Ky., Ind., and Mo.; surveys and plats of land in Ky., Ill., and Iowa; and fee, docket, and memorandum books regarding legal, financial, and land matters. Card index in repository

Subjects

  • Craddock, George Washington, b. 1814.
  • Craddock & Trabue-- History-- Sources.
  • Gathright, John Thomas, 1841-1926.
  • Illinois-- Surveys.
  • Iowa-- Surveys.
  • Kentucky-- Militia-- History-- War of 1812-- Sources.
  • Kentucky-- Surveys.
  • Lawyers-- Kentucky-- History-- 19th century.
  • Lawyers-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Military pensions-- United States-- Revolution, 1775-1783-- Sources.

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