John S. Pendleton Letter,1837

Descriptive Summary

John S. Pendleton Letter,1837
Pendleton, John S.
1 item
Pendleton, John S.--Correspondence
Pendleton, Thomas S.--Correspondence
Moving, Household--Kentucky--Oldham County--19th century
Finding Aid Author
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Thomas Pendleton then lived with his family near Brownsboro, in Oldham County. John suggested Thomas investigate the residence formerly occupied by Captain William Rowan. This may have been the Rowan home, Federal Hill, or a residence nearby. John described the site favorably and suggested Thomas contact "old Judge Rowan" [John Rowan] in Louisville about renting the home.
Scope and Content
John S. Pendleton wrote this letter from Frankfort, September 26, 1837, to his brother, Thomas S. Pendleton, concerning the latter's interest in moving his family to the vicinity of Bardstown.
This letter was transferred to the Kentucky Historical Society in 1957 by the Missouri Historical Society. A letter of provenance is also present.
Arrangement: Chronological
County: Franklin; Oldham; Nelson