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Kentucky Slavery Records,1794-1854

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Title

Kentucky Slavery Records

Date

1794-1854

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Kentucky Slavery Records, 1794-1854, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

8 items

Scope and Content

Slave bills of sale dated 14 June 1794 and April 1809 from Mercer County (Ky.) are included; 1814 from Nelson County (Ky.); 7 March 1837 from Fayette County (Ky.); 10 Jan. 1854 from Marion County (Ky.); and one with no date, which concerns Oldham and Woodford counties in Kentucky and signed by Edward Mitchell Blackburn and James Guthrie. Exceptions include 28 October 1813 from Norfolk (Va.), and 28 April 1853 of unknown origin. Card file in repository

Subjects

  • Blackburn, Edward Mitchell, 1828-1868.
  • Guthrie, James, 1792-1869.
  • Kentucky.-- County Court (Fayette County)-- History.
  • Kentucky.-- County Court (Mercer County)-- History.
  • Public records-- Kentucky-- Fayette County.
  • Public records-- Kentucky-- Mercer County.
  • Slave records-- Kentucky-- Fayette County.
  • Slave records-- Kentucky-- Marion County.
  • Slave records-- Kentucky-- Mercer County.
  • Slave records-- Kentucky-- Oldham County.
  • Slave records-- Kentucky-- Woodford County.
  • Fayette County (Ky.)-- History.
  • Kentucky-- History-- 1792-1865.
  • Marion County (Ky.)-- History.
  • Mercer County (Ky.)-- History.
  • Oldham County (Ky.)-- History.
  • Woodford County (Ky.)-- History.

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