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Garrett Davis Papers,1844-1868

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Title

Garrett Davis Papers

Date

1844-1868

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Garrett Davis Papers, 1844-1868, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

10 items

Scope and Content

Kentucky lawyer, U.S. congressman, U.S. senator. Papers include political correspondence of a routine nature, mainly recommendations for political appointments; a 14 February 1862 letter to General Don Carlos Buell enclosing a letter from W.W. Trimble and Dr. W.O. Smith dated 11 February 1862 protesting the granting of permission to prominent secession leaders of Harrison County and surrounding counties to return to their homes; and subscription lists for his speeches, 1862 and n.d

Subjects

  • Buell, Don Carlos, 1818-1898-- Correspondence.
  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.

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