Dabney-Joyes Family Papers,1786-1921

Descriptive Summary

Title
Dabney-Joyes Family Papers,1786-1921
Creator
Dabney-Joyes Family
Extent
0.66 cubic ft.
Subjects
Buchanan, James, -- 1791-1868 -- Correspondence
Crittenden, John J. -- (John Jordan), -- 1787-1863 -- Correspondence
Fillmore, Millard, -- 1800-1874 -- Correspondence.
Harlan, John Marshall, -- 1833-1911 -- Correspondence.
Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826 -- Correspondence.
Kentucky -- Politics and government -- Sources.
Madison, James, -- 1751-1836 -- Correspondence.
Roosevelt, Theodore, -- 1887-1944 -- Correspondence.
Scott, Winfield, -- 1786-1866 -- Correspondence.
Taft, William H. -- (William Howard), -- 1857-1930 -- Correspondence.
United States -- Politics and government -- Sources.
Webster, Daniel, -- 1782-1852 -- Correspondence.
Joyes family.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Collection of the Dabney, Joyes, and allied families of Kentucky. Included are business papers of Edmund Lyne; a letter from James Madison to Thomas Jefferson about a debt; letters to John J. Crittenden from Millard Fillmore, James Buchanan, Daniel Webster, and General Winfield Scott; letter from John Marshall Harlan to John W. Barr; a letter from William Howard Taft to Miss Anna W. Barr; a letter from Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. to William C. Dabney, and other letters from family and friends. In addition, there are legal papers concerning land and legacies; newspaper clippings about the Barr, Coleman, Dabney, and Joyes families, and other matters; papers concerning the Society of the Cincinnati, including a copy of John Crittenden's commission, 1787; miscellaneous invitations, programs and memorials; and genealogical materials on the Barr, Coleman, Dabney, Joyes, Lee, Crittenden, Swope, Bromby, Leicht, Wentworth-Woodhouse, and allied families.