Francis Hegan Miller Collection,1780-1874

Descriptive Summary

Title
Francis Hegan Miller Collection,1780-1874
Creator
Miller, Francis Hegan, 1874-1950
Extent
0.33 cubic ft.
Subjects
Afro-Americans-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Breckinridge, Alexander, 1752-1801.
Breckinridge, Robert, 1754-1833.
Bullitt, Alexander Scott, 1761-1816.
Campbell, John, ca. 1730-1799.
Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818.
Croghan, William, 1752-1823.
Daniel, Walker, d. 1784.
Danville (Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
Frontier and pioneer life-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Galt, William Craig, 1777-1853.
Greenup, Christopher, ca. 1750-1818.
Hite, Abraham, 1755-1832.
Jefferson Pond Draining Co. (Jefferson County, Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
Joyes, Patrick, 1750-1806.
Lacassagne, Michael, d. 1797.
Letcher, Robert Perkins, 1788-1861.
Medicine-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Merchants-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Miles, Isaac, 1766-1844.
Miles, Martha Meriwether Prather, 1797-1863.
Miles, Robert N., 1791-1871.
Miller, Warrick, 1793-1863.
Miller, Warrick Nicholas, 1822-1848.
Moore, James Francis, d. 1809.
Nolan, Philip, 1771-1801.
Ohio River-- History-- Sources.
Pioneers-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Prather, Basil, 1740-ca. 1803.
Prather Family.
Salt industry and trade-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Sawmills-- Missouri-- St. Louis-- History-- Sources.
Sebastian, Benjamin, 1745-1834.
Shively, Christian, d. ca. 1826.
Slavery-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Steamboats-- Kentucky-- Breckinridge County-- History-- Sources.
Taylor, Richard, 1744-1829.
Terrell, Richard, d. 1892.
Terrell Family.
Finding Aid Author
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Chairman of the board of directors of the Louisville Railway Co. Collection of land and family papers apparently inherited and compiled by Miller. Included are documents, 1788-1843, regarding land transactions between the commissioners appointed to apportion the land granted to George Rogers Clark's Illinois Regiment and the men who qualified for the grants and/or their assignees; Ky. land papers, 1780-1843; and miscellaneous land papers, 1785-1798. Also included is correspondence, 1814-1850, chiefly to members of the Miller Family, discussing routine family matters; legal and business papers, 1795-1874; accounts, 1809 -1861, of the Prather and Miller families; and slavery documents. The land documents contain the names and signatures of many prominent Kentuckians and early settlers of the Clarksville, Ind. area. Card index in repository