Transylvania Company papers, 1780-1826

Descriptive Summary

Title
Transylvania Company papers, 1780-1826
Creator
Transylvania Company.
Extent
6 pieces
Subjects
Henderson, Richard, 1735-1785.
Stoner, Michael, fl. 1790.
Transylvania Company.
Land titles--Registration and transfer--Kentucky.
Real property--Kentucky--History.
Deeds--Kentucky.
Pioneers--Kentucky.
Cherokee Indians--Land tenure
Indians of North America--Kentucky.
Hillsboro (N.C.).
Correspondence.
Deeds.
Receipts
Arrangement
Arrangement undiscernible.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Transylvania Company was established to organize settlements and commerce within pioneer Kentucky.
Scope and Content
Included in this collection are legal documents, correspondence, receipts and a newspaper clipping dealing with a land dispute involving Richard Henderson and the Transylvania Company in Kentucky. Minutes of a meeting of the Transylvania Company held in Hillsboro, North Carolina in October, 1790 are present as are deeds, requests for deeds and correspondence concerning several parcels of land conveyed from the Cherokee Indians to Richard Henderson. The newspaper clipping (1796) concerns a lawsuit in which Michael Stoner is plaintiff and the executors of Richard Henderson are defendents.

Restrictions on Access and Use

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