Jacob Robinson Papers,1842-1866

Descriptive Summary

Title
Jacob Robinson Papers,1842-1866
Creator
Robinson, Jacob, fl. 1842-1891
Extent
.1 cubic ft.
Subjects
Robinson, Jacob, fl. 1842-1891
Forks of Dick's River Baptist Church (Garrard County, Ky.)
Lancaster Christian Church (Lancaster, Ky.) -- History
Churches, Baptist -- Kentucky -- Garrard County.
Churches of Christ -- Kentucky -- Lancaster.
Farmers -- Kentucky -- Lancaster
Tallahassee (Fla.) -- Description and travel.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: STAFF; machine-readable finding aid created by:Bonnie Cox
Repository
Transylvania University

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These are papers of Jacob Robinson, a farmer and member of the Christian Church from Garrard County, Kentucky. Included is a ledger used to record Robinson's expenses and purchases of such items as wood, meat, flour, and hides (1849-1866). Also present is information on the history of the Lancaster Christian Church in Lancaster, Kentucky, which was created following an 1827 split with the Forks of Dick's River Baptist Church. An 1842 letter written by Robinson during a trip to Tallahassee, Florida is also included. Variant title: Jacob Robinson collection. Condition of material: fair (acid damage).