Autograph Collection, 1794-1946 (Bulk 1794-1806)

Descriptive Summary

Autograph Collection, 1794-1946 (Bulk 1794-1806)
Dunn, C. Frank
60 items
Archival materials--Kentucky
Adair, John, 1757-1840
Allen, George E. (George Edward), 1896-1973
Barkley, Alben W., 1877-1956
Breckinridge, Robert, 1754-1833
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973
Bullitt, Alexander Scott 1761-1816
Calmes, Marquis
Collins, Lewis, 1797-1870
Crockett, Joseph
Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948
Duke, Basil Wilson, 1838-1916
Ellis, James Tandy
Greenup, Christopher
Hayden, James
Hayden, William
Hite, George
Innes, Harry, 1752-1816
Johnson, Robert, 1745-1815
Kennedy, Thomas
Logan, John, fl. 1798
Machir, John M.
McIntrye, Marvin Hunter, 1878-1943
Morehead, Charles Slaughter, 1802-1868
Sampson, Flem D.
Steele, William
Stiles, Lela Mae, ca. 1900-1988
Taylor, James, 1769-1848
Taylor, Hubbard
Todd, Levi
Todd, Robert, fl. 1807
Todd, Thomas, 1765-1826
Tyler, John, fl. 1806
Vinson, Fred M., 1890-1953
Williams, Alfred S.
Worth, William Jenkins, 1794-1849
Finding Aid Author
Archives Staff
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This artificial collections consists of two kinds of documents. The first document types are those that were created by "Famous" or significant Kentuckians during the course of their day-to-day lives. These documents include 1804 Register Office forms signed by John Adair, an 1806 land transfer document signed by Robert Breckinridge, and an 1801 land tax record signed by Marquis Calmes. Other like documents have the signatures of Lewis Collins, Joseph Crockett, Christopher Greenup, Harry Innes, C.S. Morehead, James Taylor, and multiple Todd's: H.L., Robert, and Thomas. The other record type contains those documents that were created in response to a letter wirtten by C. Frank Dunn, or are simply an autograph that has been cut from the whole original. Documents in this reocrd type include: a letter from Alben W. Barkley, and autograph from Pearl S. Buck, a certificate of merit from William J. Fields, a letter of appointment from Flem D. Sampson, and correspondence from Fred M. Vinson.

Contents of the Collection

John Adair, Nov. 1804, Register Office Sale of Land Form; on verso Issac Penington wrote a legal document citing Christopher Clark as Power of Attorney

Mercer County, Franklin County
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John Adair, Nov. 1804, Register Office Sale of Land Form; on verso Payment of Tax document signed by Higgison Grubb (1805) and Tax document signed by Higgison Grub (no date).

Mercer County, Franklin County
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George E. Allen, Feb. 1946, Personal letter

Alben W. Barkley, Oct. 1935, Letter discussing possible Presidential visit to Boonesboro

Graves County, Hickman County, McCracken County
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Jannette H. Beall, 1809, Signiture only with date

Robert Breckinridge, 1806, James Breckinridge land claims written by Robert

Fayette County
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James Brown, 1812, Affidavit covering the rate of "Estate of P. Barbour"

Pearl S. Buck, no date, Autograph

Alexander S. Bullitt, no date, Autograph

Franklin County, Jefferson County, Shelby County
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Marquis Calmes, 1801, Deed (Land List)

Woodford County
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M. J. Cochran, 1932, Regret letter declining an engagement

Lewis Collins, 1827, Payment of Board receipt for Valintine Peers

Bourbon County, Fayette County, Mason County
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Joseph Crockett, 1807, Letter about a tract of land in Scott County

Scott County, Fayette County, Jessamine County
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Johsephus Daniels, 1932, Business reply letter

Basil Duke, no date, Personal letter

FayetteCounty, Jefferson County, Scott County
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James Tandy Ellis, 1941, Personal and business letter

James A. Farley, 1935, Business letter about stamps

William J. Fields, 1927, Certificate of Appointment

Carter County, Franklin County
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George M. Gilmer, 1829, Request for copies of Resolutions; Thomas Metcalfe also sighned the document

Christoper Greenup, 1799, Letter about land rates

Lincoln County, Franklin County
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James Hayden, 1788?, Payment

William Hayden, 1802, Payment

George Hite, 1803, Affidavit certified by David Humphreys

Harry Innes, 1811, Certification of land he sold, includes deed

Franklin County
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Robert Johnson, 1800, Land transfers

Scott County
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Thomas Jones, 1807, Discontinuation of Land for William Hord

Thomas Kennedy, 1806, Land transfer with Samuel Reed certifing transaction on the last page

Garrard County, Mason County
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Thomas Lewis, 1801, Land transfer for Robert Gunnell by his agent

John Logan, 1798, Receipt for money for land

Lincoln County, Franklin County
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John Logan, 1798, Receipt for money for land

Lincoln County, Franklin County
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John Machir, 1804, Land transfer for John William by Machir

George Milton, no date, Land transfer for Francis Machir

George Milton, 1806, Land rate

Samuel McDonnel, 1804, Land list for Joseph Bell

Marvin H. McIntyre, 1934, Business letter

Morehead, 1845, Signiture off letter to James Taylor

ChristianCounty, Franklin County, Nelson County
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James Morrison, 1801, Receipt for payment to Harry Innes

Franklin County
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James Priestly, 1801, Taxation land list also singed by John Rowan

Nelson County, Fayette County, Jefferson County
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Flem D. Sampson, 1931, Business reply letter

Laurel County, Knox County
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Adam Shepherd, 1802, Taxation land list

Peyton Short, 1806, Discontinuation of tract of land for taxation

William Steele, 1807, Discontinuation of tract of land for taxation

Lela Stiles, 1933, Thank-you letter

James Taylor, no date, Signiture

James Taylor, no date, Signed wife, Susan's, name to the letter

Hubbard Taylor, 1814, Discontinuation of a tract of land for taxation

L. Todd, no date, Postcard written by J. Carlisle

Levi Todd, 1794, Recording 1 stray horse

Fayette County, Mercer County
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Robert Todd, 1807, Enter land lists for taxation

Thomas Todd, 1815, Land transfer

James Trotter, 1805, Enter land lists for taxation

John Tyler, 1806, by John Allen, Land transfer

Fred M. Vinson, 1946, Business letter

Lawrence County
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Fred M. Vinson, 1946, Business letter

Lawrence County
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Matthew Walton, 1805, Tax on land

Afred S. Williams, 1930, Postcard

H. Wilson, 1865, Purchase order

Wilson, 1803, Certification of land for taxation

William J. Worth, no date, Regret letter