Gwathmey Family Supplemental Papers,1780-1888

Descriptive Summary

Title
Gwathmey Family Supplemental Papers,1780-1888
Creator
Gwathmey Family
Extent
17 items
Subjects
Anderson, Richard Clough, 1788-1826.
Ashley, William Henry, 1778-1838.
Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818.
Clark, William, 1770-1838.
Clark Family.
Crittenden, Thomas T., 1788-1832.
Education-- Connecticut-- Litchfield-- Sources.
Fur trade-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Gwathmey, Isaac Robertson.
Gwathmey, Samuel, 1778-1850.
Indians of North America-- History-- Sources.
Kentucky-- Social life and customs.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Prominent Kentucky and Jeffersonville, Indiana family. Includes land papers concerning property of the Clark, Gwathmey, and Anderson families; letters from William Clark about financial affairs of George Rogers Clark, the fur trade, and Indian trouble; a letter from Thomas T. Crittenden about appointees to a judgeship; and a copy of the 17 July 1888 Congressional Record reporting on a bill to erect a monument in honor of George Rogers Clark