Chiles Terrell Papers,1799-1865

Descriptive Summary

Title
Chiles Terrell Papers,1799-1865
Creator
Terrell, Chiles, 1780-1851
Extent
0.33 cubic ft.
Subjects
Burruss, John, fl. 1828-1836.
Clay, Brutus Junius, 1808-1878.
Clay, Green, 1757-1828-- Estate.
Dickinson, William W.
Roane, John, fl. 1808.
Terrell, Fleming, fl. 1838.
Terrell, Jonathan.
Terrell, Thomas S., fl. 1828-1829.
Watkins, Joseph S., fl. 1841.
Wood, John, ca. 1775-1822.
Rumford Academy (Richmond, Va.)
Education-- Virginia-- Richmond-- History-- Sources.
Slavery-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Slavery-- Virginia-- History-- Sources.
Chesterfield County (Va.)-- History-- Sources.
Jackson Purchase (Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Surveyor, landowner, educator of Va. and Ky. Papers include correspondence, 1820-1848, regarding land in Livingston, Crittenden, McCracken, and Fleming counties, in Ky.; records regarding the sale and transfer of slaves to help pay his debts; legal records regarding land in Chesterfield County, Va., and Jefferson County, Ky., and a dispute with Brutus J. Clay over land in McCracken County; and an 1828 report about the Jefferson Seminary in Louisville. Card index in repository