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John W. Finnel Papers,ca. 1850-1879

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John W. Finnel Papers


ca. 1850-1879


Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives.Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931

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Access at KHS only. Use microfilm, transcriptions or images when available.

For microfilmed copies see Family Collection: John W. Finnel Papers.

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Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], John W. Finnel Papers, ca. 1850-1879, 97SC43,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.


2 items


John W. Finnel was a practising attorney in Covington, Kentucky. He was a partner in the firm, McKee and Finnel. He practised during the later half of the 19th century.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of two documents dated January 17, 1850 (?), and June 14, 1879, respectively. The first letter is written to Colonel Richard M. Johnson concenrning a debt owed to John W. Finnel, by Governor Charles Morehead, and politics in general. The second letter is written by Finnel to John Serman. In the letter, Finnel gives Harry I. Todd a recommendation for entry into Washington, D. C. society.

Arrangement: Chronological.


  • Finnel, John W.--Correspondence
  • Morehead, Charles S. (Charles Slaughter), 1802-1868
  • Todd, Harry I.
  • Sherman, John, 1823-1900

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