Thomas G. Gooch Papers,1827-1885

Descriptive Summary

Title
Thomas G. Gooch Papers,1827-1885
Creator
Gooch, Thomas G., d. ca. 1869
Extent
.66 cubic feet
Subjects
Adkins, Erastus.
Barnum, P.T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891.
First Baptist Church (Elyria, Ohio)
Afro-Americans-- History-- To 1863.
Bankruptcy-- Kentucky.
Bee culture-- Kentucky.
Cotton-- Kentucky.
Cotton-- Louisiana.
Education-- curricula.
Farms-- Kentucky.
Freedmen-- Kentucky.
Freemasonry-- Kentucky.
Household supplies-- Kentucky.
Medicine-- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions.
Milling machinery-- Kentucky.
Milling machinery-- Maryland.
Roads-- Contracts and specifications.
Slaves-- Kentucky.
Timber-- Kentucky.
Tobacco-- Kentucky.
Tobacco-- Louisiana.
Tobacco-- Tennessee.
Witchcraft-- Kentucky.
Women-- Employment.
Wool-- Kentucky.
Kentucky-- Religion-- 19th century.
Logan County (Ky.)-- History.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Thomas G. Gooch was a preacher and farmer in Logan County, Ky. The collection is comprised of papers concerning the enterprises and legal proceedings of Thomas G. Gooch. He was an executor of wills, a guardian of a business partner's daughter and a farmer who dealt in tobacco, cotton, wool, beehives and saw milling. Lists from 1845 to 1864 record prices paid for household and personal items and reflect the needs of a prosperous Logan County, Kentucky family. Included in the collection are Adkins Family papers. These are mainly letters and sermons of an Ohio preacher. Finding aids are available in repository