Irvin vs. Callaway papers, 1780-1827

Descriptive Summary

Title
Irvin vs. Callaway papers, 1780-1827
Creator
Irvin, Christopher
Extent
36 pieces.
Subjects
Callaway, Elizabeth, defendant.
Callaway, Richard.
Callaway, William, defendant.
Clay, Green, 1757-1828, plaintiff.
Irvin, Christopher, plaintiff.
Land tenure--Kentucky--Cases.
Probate records--Kentucky.
Estates (Law)--Kentucky.
Claims against decedents' estates--Kentucky.
Kentucky--History.
Land grants
Arrangement
Chronological arrangement.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection includes miscellaneous legal documents, including several relating to a lawsuit filed by Christopher Irvin in the 1780's over disputed lands which were considered to be part of the estate of Richard Callaway. The defendants in the suit were Elizabeth Callaway and her guardian, William Callaway. Other cases are also represented in these papers, including two suits filed by Green Clay, the wealthy Kentucky landowner, for money owed him. The collection contains some land grants and Ohio court papers as well.

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