Samuel Haycraft papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
Samuel Haycraft papers
Date
1805-1880
Creator
Haycraft, Samuel, 1795-1878.
Extent
0.23 Cubic feet
Subjects
Court records--Kentucky--Hardin County.
Hardin County.--Court.
Legislators--Kentucky.
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Arrangement
Organized: Hardin County Court records; Photocopies of correspondence and diary; Diary (on film M-546) Arranged roughly chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], Samuel Haycraft papers, 1805-1880, 50M45, University of Kentucky Special Collections, University of Kentucky.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Clerk of court, Lawyer, State Senator. Samuel Haycraft of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky. was appointed clerk of both circuit and county courts in 1816. He held that position until 1851, when he began the practice of law in Elizabethtown, Ky. In 1855, he was elected as clerk of the circuit court and served until he became a state senator from 1858 until 1862. In 1862, he was again elected as clerk of the circuit court, and so continued until his retirement in 1868.
Scope and Content
These papers consist primarily of Haycraft family letters; Hardin county court records, and correspondence relating to Haycraft's work as a state senator. The legal papers (indentures, receipts, and land agreements) involve: Samuel Anderson, A. M. Brown, James Carlisle, and Thomas Middleton, among other individuals. The papers contain letters dating from Haycraft's legislative years from General Joseph Holt and John B. Helm. There is also an invitation from J. J. Crittenden The diary, which is in part available in original form, is also available on microfilm (M-546).

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open for research.
Use Restrictions
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