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Mulholland ledger, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 1841-1843

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Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess

Title

Mulholland ledger, Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Date

1841-1843

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2007MS084: [identification of item], Mulholland ledger, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 1841-1843, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.09 Cubic feet

1 item

Biography/History

Hugh Mulholland, a merchant in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, was the son-in-law of Major James Crutcher, local politician and proprietor of the ""Sign of the Lion"" tavern.

Scope and Content

The Mulholland ledger, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, is the business account book for a general store owned by Hugh Mulholland. It documents the store's transactions by family surnames; entries date from October 1842-January 1843. Notable people in the ledger include Governor John L. Helm (1850-1851); Judge A. H. Churchill; Judge John Churchill; Robert English, state representative and sheriff; Samuel Haycraft, Hardin county clerk; and members of the Wintersmith and Bush families.

Subjects

  • Charles Apfelbaum Rare Manuscripts & Archives.
  • Account Books.
  • Elizabethtown (Ky.)
  • General stores--Kentucky.

Collection Inventory

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