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    Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871 Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.
    • Contributor: Desha, Joseph
    • Date: 1773
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    Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers, 1756-1882 Andrew Stevenson (1785-1857), U.S. representative from Virginia, speaker of the House of Representatives, and minister to Great Britain; and his son, J. W. Stevenson, governor of and U.S. senator from Kentucky. Chiefly general and diplomatic correspondence, legal papers, account book, speeches, printed matter, and other papers of Andrew Stevenson documenting his diplomatic service.
    • Date: 1756
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    Letter from Arthur Campbell to Isaac Shelby
    • Contributor: Campbell, Arthur
    • Date: 1792-03-20
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    John Hay papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Hay's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain and U.S. secretary of state under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Earlier papers deal with his years as U.S. assistant secretary in the Abraham Lincoln presidential administration; work as a lawyer in Springfield, Ill.; years with the New York Tribune; and...
    • Contributor: Hay, John - Hay, Clara Louise Stone
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    Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897 New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.
    • Contributor: Low, Nicholas
    • Date: 1773
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    Letter from Claiborne Rice to Joshua Lacy Wilson
    • Contributor: Rice, Claiborne
    • Date: 1807-01-14
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    Letter from Terah Templin to Joshua Lacy Wilson
    • Contributor: Templin, Terah
    • Date: 1803-02-02
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    Roger Jones family papers, 1649-1896 Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, financial and legal papers, miscellany, and printed matter, chiefly the papers of the descendants of Captain Roger Jones (1625[?]-1701), who accompanied Thomas Culpeper, Baron Culpeper (1635-1689), to Virginia in 1680, chronicling the lives of several generations of Jones family members in Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky.
    • Date: 1649
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    Letter from George Rogers Clark to George Mason
    • Contributor: Clark, George Rogers
    • Date: 1779-11-19
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    Letter from Jonathan Clark to Isaac Hite
    • Contributor: Clark, Jonathan
    • Date: 1803-03-15
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    Oral history with 18 year old white female, Breathitt County, Kentucky (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Unidentified - Blanton, Linda Lonon
    • Date: 1972

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    Letter from John May to Samuel Beall
    • Contributor: May, John. D.
    • Date: 1780-03-15
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    Henry Clay family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), U.S. secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; and his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, U.S. representative from Kentucky, and Confederate sympathizer; and other members of Henry Clay's family. Part...
    • Contributor: Clay, Henry - Clay, James (James Brown) - Morrison, James
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    Letter from the Lexington Board of Trustees to Isaac Shelby
    • Contributor: Bradford, John
    • Date: 1792-06-02
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    Shaker collection of records concerning the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, covenants, diaries and journals, financial and legal papers, hymns and hymnals, church orders and instructions, poetry, spiritual communications, inspirational writings and drawings, essays, biographical and historical sketches, memoirs, registers, clippings, and other papers, primarily relating to and emanating from Shaker communities at Enfield, Conn., Pleasant Hill and South Union, Ky., Canaan and New Lebanon, N.Y., and Union Village, Ohio, reflecting many aspects of...
    • Contributor: Shaker Collection (Library of Congress)
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    Letter from John Bowman to Isaac Hite
    • Contributor: Bowman, John
    • Date: 1781-04-25
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    Letter from Agnes Templin to Joshua Lacy Wilson
    • Contributor: Templin, Agness Lacy Wilson
    • Date: 1799-07-18
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    Letter from John May to Samuel Beall
    • Contributor: May, John. D.
    • Date: 1780-04-29
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    Letter from Jonathan Clark to Isaac Hite
    • Contributor: Clark, Jonathan
    • Date: 1807-12-05
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    Robert Worth Bingham papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, appointment books, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain. Subjects include war debt negotiations; Monetary and Economic Conference, London, Eng., 1933; London Naval Conference, 1935-1936; invasion of Ethiopia (Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936); the gold standard and other monetary and tariff issues; disarmament; world politics including the rising influence of Japan; political leaders...
    • Contributor: Bingham, Robert Worth
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    Letter from John Corlis to George, Mary Ann and Joseph Corlis
    • Contributor: Corlis, John
    • Date: 1816-03-26
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    Harry Innes papers, 1754-1900 Lawyer and jurist. Correspondence, financial, business and legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Innes's work as a lawyer and judge handling land claims and surveys.
    • Contributor: Innes, Harry
    • Date: 1754
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    Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, 2nd
    • Contributor: Tardiveau, Barthelemi
    • Date: 1789-10-07
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    Letter from Thomas Walker to a unknown correspondent
    • Contributor: Walker, Thomas
    • Date: 1778-12-22
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    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, legal case files, committee files, conference agenda, administrative records, printed matter, and other records documenting the legal program of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, parent organization of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, through the mid-1960s and its coordinated attack on legal segregation and racial discrimination waged in state, federal, and supreme courts. Subjects include...
    • Contributor: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund