Wallace Family Papers,1764-1884

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Wallace Family Papers,1764-1884
Wallace Family
1 cubic ft.
Brown Family.
Dade Family.
Hart Family.
Kirk, Robert, fl. 1826.
Merchants-- Louisiana-- New Orleans-- History-- Sources.
Physicians-- South Carolina-- History-- Sources.
Physicians-- Virginia-- History-- Sources.
Preston Family.
Slavery-- Virginia-- History-- Sources.
Steamboats-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Tobacco-- United States-- History-- Sources.
United States-- History-- Revolution, 1775-1783-- Sources.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
Wallace, Arthur Hooe, 1794-1878.
Wallace, Gustavus Brown, 1751-1802.
Wallace, James, d. 1791.
Wallace, Thomas, 1761-1818.
Wallace, Thomas, 1841-1899.
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Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Family of Va. and Ky. Papers include correspondence, 1764-1785, discussing family matters, the Revolutionary War, and early Ky.; wills of Doctor James Wallace and John Wallace; land and legal records; records, 1819-1829, of slaves belonging to the estate of Thomas Wallace; papers of Arthur Hooe Wallace, commission as merchant at New Orleans and later resident of Louisville, Ky., including letters, 1829 -1832, to his brother, William Wallace, in Culpepper County, Va., and letters, 1834 -1860, to Arthur Hooe Wallace about business and family matters; accounts, 1835-1837, 1858; bills of lading for tobacco and general merchandise shipped to and by Arthur Hooe Wallace on Mississippi and Ohio River steamboats, 1834-1835; insurance policies on boats and cargoes, 1834-1835; Crittenden County, Ky., land papers, 1839, 1857, 1867. Also includes correspondence, 1860-1865, of Lieutenant Thomas Wallace, 6th Kentucky Cavalry, Morgan's Brigade, CSA, with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hooe Wallace, and with his brother and sisters, while serving in the army and as prisoner of war at Camp Chase and Johnson's Island, Ohio; letters to Thomas Wallace, 1866-1884; notes and plats of surveys of land for him in Crittenden County, Ky., 1867; genealogical records of the Wallace Family and the allied Brown, Dade, Hart, and Preston families; and a store ledger, 1783-1784, of Alexander Dick of Spotsylvania County, Va. Card index in repository