William Adams Papers,1815-1834

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Adams Papers,1815-1834
Creator
Adams, William
Extent
11 items
Subjects
Afro-Americans-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Land use-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Slavery-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Tanning-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Arrangement: Chronological.
Records of business transactions between William Adams of Rockcastle County, Kentucky and various other parties. Includes bills of sale, bonds, receipts, and land papers. Transactions involve the sale of slaves, the care of a negro child, payment of taxes, the purchase of leather goods and tanning, and the deeding and assigning of title to certain tracts of land