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William Russell Miscellaneous Papers,1799-1812

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Title

William Russell Miscellaneous Papers

Date

1799-1812

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], William Russell Miscellaneous Papers, 1799-1812, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

4 items

Scope and Content

Soldier, Va. and Ky. state legislator. Included are two letters, 28 June and 14 Nov. 1799, to William Augustine Washington discussing the sale of land in Stafford County, Va.; and a 3 Oct. 1808 letter to Governor Charles Scott announcing the resignation of his commission from the Kentucky militia due to his appointment by the president to command a regiment of U.S. infantry, and commenting on militia officers to be considered for promotion; and an 18 May 1812 requisition for a bugle

Subjects

  • Calmes, Marquis, 1755-1834.
  • Chinn, William, fl. 1808.
  • Hickman, Richard, 1757-1832.
  • Russell, Robert, fl. 1808.
  • Scott, Charles, 1739-1813.
  • South, John, fl. 1808.
  • Taylor, James, 1769-1848.
  • Washington, William Augustine, 1757-1810.
  • Kentucky-- Militia-- History-- 19th century.
  • Kentucky-- Militia-- History-- Sources.

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