Alfred Shelby papers, 1831-1852

Descriptive Summary

Title
Alfred Shelby papers, 1831-1852
Creator
Shelby, Alfred, 1804-1832.
Extent
51 pieces
Subjects
Shelby, Alfred, 1804-1832.
Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826.
Traveller's Rest (Homestead: Lincoln County, Ky.)
Law reports, digests, etc.--Kentucky--Lincoln County.
Lincoln County (Ky.).
Reports
Wills
Drawing
Farmers
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Farmer. Alfred Shelby, the youngest child of governor Isaac Shelby, inherited his father's farm, "Traveler's Rest", in Lincoln County, upon the death of the former governor.
Scope and Content
This collection consists of suits in the Chancery Court among the heirs of Alfred Shelby. The suits concerning Alfred Shelby's estate include copies of his will, a drawing of the Shelby family holdings in Lincoln County, divisions of the land, slaves and reports and other legal documents.

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