Alexander Parker Letter Book,1824-1828

Descriptive Summary

Title
Alexander Parker Letter Book,1824-1828
Creator
Parker, Alexander, fl. 1824-1828
Extent
1 v.; 32 cm.
Subjects
Parker, Alexander, d fl. 1824-1828 -- Correspondence
Merchants -- Kentucky -- Fayette County -- Correspondence
Actions and defenses -- Kentucky
Business
Letter books
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Alexander Parker lived in Lexington, Kentucky as early as 1785 where he was a merchant with a store and residence on Main Street. Parker was also the president of the Kentucky Auxiliary Bible Society, a trustee of Transylvania University, and president of the old Kentucky Insurance Bank.
Scope and Content
This one item collection is a letter book owned by Alexander Parker of Lexington, Kentucky. The letters, dated 1824-1828, concern Parker's business dealings and lawsuits and are addressed to persons such as Thomas Crittenden, Francis Keyes, James Clarke, J. Swigert, and James M. Preston.