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Frank A. Savage Letters,1854-1865

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Frank A. Savage Letters




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Frank A. Savage Letters, 1854-1865, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


28 items

Scope and Content

Letters between Frank A. Savage and his wife, Mary, of Germantown (Mason County), Ky., during the periods when Mr. Savage was in Newark, Ohio managing his oil refining business located there. Card index in repository. The letters discuss personal concerns, business transactions, land in the Lake Superior region, the Civil War's effects on themselves and their neighbors, Civil War battles, and brief comments on African Americans and hiring-out practices for slaves. References are made to General Humphrey Marshall, General William Nelson, General John Hunt Morgan, Thomas Marshall Green, and Richard H. Collins


  • Afro-Americans-- Kentucky-- Mason County-- History-- 19th century.
  • Afro-Americans-- Kentucky-- Mason County-- History-- Sources.
  • Collins, Richard Henry, 1824-1889.
  • Green, Thomas Marshall, 1837-1904.
  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
  • Marshall, Humphrey, 1812-1872.
  • Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864.
  • Nelson, William, 1825-1862.
  • Slavery-- Kentucky-- Mason County-- History-- Sources.
  • Savage, Mary., fl. 1854-1865.

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