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Lexington and Danville Company Indenture, 1 Dec. 1855

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Title

Lexington and Danville Company Indenture

Date

1 Dec. 1855

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Lexington and Danville Company Indenture, 1 Dec. 1855, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 item

Scope and Content

A predecessor to the Kentucky Central Railroad chartered by the Kentucky General Assembly in 1851 to construct and operate a rail line between Lexington and Danville (Ky.). The company was insolvent by 1858. Indenture signed by president of the Lexington and Danville Railroad, Leslie Combs, selling a tract of land near Cox and Manchester streets in Lexington (Ky.) to John B. Payne for $150. An attachment diagrams the location of the tract. Card file in repository

Subjects

  • Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881.
  • Railroads-- Kentucky.
  • Railroads-- Right of way.
  • Lexington (Ky.)-- History.

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