Basil Wilson Duke Papers,1864-1870
- Basil Wilson Duke Papers,1864-1870
- Duke, Basil Wilson, 1838-1916
- 3 items
- Baxter, John George, 1826-1885-- Correspondence.
- Fort Delaware (Del.)
- Legislators-- Kentucky-- Archives.
- Mayors-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- Correspondence.
- Police-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
- United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
- The Filson Historical Society
- Scope and Content
- Lawyer, Confederate soldier, Kentucky state legislator, and a founder of the Filson Club. Included are a 19 May 1864 letter written while he was imprisoned at Fort Delaware; a 9 November 1869 letter regarding a deposition about a Frankfort distiller; and a 24 March 1870 letter to Mayor John G. Baxter regarding his appointment as chief of police