Governor George Madison Records, 1816

Descriptive Summary

Title
Governor George Madison Records, 1816
Creator
Madison, George, 1763-1816
Extent
05 cubic ft.
Finding Aid Author
Tim Tingle
Repository
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Governor George Madison served in office for only a brief time as a Jeffersonian Republican, dying shortly after his inauguration in 1816. Originally from Virginia, he resided in Franklin County, KY. His occupations were as a Soldier and Public Servant, serving as Auditor of Public Accounts from 1796-1816. George Madison was the first Governor to die in office.

Contents of the Collection

Executive Journal

Governor Madison died one month after taking office; this volume also contains entries of Governor Slaughter, his successor.

Executive Journal, 1816

  • Volume 1
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Executive Minute Book

Executive Minute Book, 1816

  • Volume 1
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Appointments by the Governor

Military Appointments, 1816

  • Box 1
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Military Returns

Military Returns, 1816

  • Box 1
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