Richard Taylor Anderson Land Papers,1813-1875

Descriptive Summary

Title
Richard Taylor Anderson Land Papers,1813-1875
Creator
Anderson, Richard Taylor
Extent
0.33 cubic ft.
Subjects
Ballard, Bland W., 1759-1853.
Crecelius, Samuel B.
Land use-- Indiana-- Crawford County-- History-- Sources.
Land use-- Kentucky-- Breckinridge County-- History-- Sources.
Land use-- Kentucky-- Meade County-- History-- Sources.
Land use-- West Virginia-- History-- Sources.
Lee, Edmund J.
Nixon, Drury.
Roberts, John.
Shepherd, Abraham.
Trinity Church (Shepherdstown, W. Va.)
United States-- History-- War of 1812-- Sources.
Anderson, Nathan D.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Arrangement: Chronological.
Landowner. Collection includes correspondence discussing land transactions and legal matters; deeds and contracts for land in Breckinridge and Meade counties in Kentucky, Crawford, Indiana, and near Shepherdstown, Virginia (now West Virginia); contracts regarding the completion of stone work on the Shepherdstown Trinity Church in 1854; a deposition by Bland W. Ballard, 1842, regarding John Roberts' service in the Illinois Regiment under George Rogers Clark; record of Drury Nixon's service in the War of 1812; and a letter dated 1851 from the attorney of Sally Snyder of Liberia, regarding payment for the services of her children