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H. Blanton Papers, 1879

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Archives Staff

Title

H. Blanton Papers

Date

1879

Repository

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

Conditions Governing Access note

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

For microfilmed copies see Clift number(s): 0082

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], H. Blanton Papers, 1879, 86SC03,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.

Extent

1 folder,.1 item.

Scope and Content

This document is Blanton's description of a duel between Henry Clay and Humphrey Marshall in January, 1809 which Blanton says took place in Indiana. A postscript by Patrick U. Major, the apparent recipient of the statement, names Marshall's surgeon. Blanton apparently only dated and signed the document, which was written by someone else.

County: Indiana

Subjects

  • Code of Honor
  • Dueling

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