Willis Green Supplemental Papers,1818-1889

Descriptive Summary

Title
Willis Green Supplemental Papers,1818-1889
Creator
Green, Willis
Extent
0.33 cubic ft.
Subjects
Legislators-- Kentucky-- Archives.
Whig Party (U.S.)-- History-- Sources.
Finding Aid Author
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Landowner, miller, lumber man, merchant, postmaster, and active member of the Whig Party, who served in the Kentucky House of Representatives, 1836-1837, and represented the Sixth Congressional District of Kentucky in Congress, 1839-1845. Includes correspondence, 1821-1859; accounts, receipts, and notes, 1818-1881; legal papers, 1828-1854; land papers, 1832 -1836; miscellaneous material; and a volume entitled "Docket of cases and their condition of Buckner and Wing." The correspondence discusses Green's land in Iowa and Kentucky; legal matters; lawsuits; tobacco sales in New Orleans; and the affairs of the Whig Party, 1843-1844. Correspondents include R. W. Balmain, James T. Buckner, Aron Harding, James Taylor, Jack Thomas, Charles Wilkins, and Robert L. Wintersmith