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William Ellis papers, 1795-1821, 1795

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kukm1vf51w41Guide to the William Ellis papers, 1795-1821Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the William Ellis papers, 1795-1821Collection number: 1VF51W41Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.William Ellis papers, 1795-18211VF51W41Ellis, William.40 pieces.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Wilson, Samuel M. Estate. Gift, Dec. 10, 1946.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], William Ellis papers, 1795-1821, 1VF51W41, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Ellis was apparently a resident of Fayette county, Ky. at the time of his death, having emigrated from Virginia. The executors of his estate were his sons, William and John Ellis. The Ellises were represented for at least part of this period by Henry Clay.This is a collection of legal documents relating to litigation involving Ellis and his heirs. Among other materials included are summonses, copies of Circuit Court and Court of Appeals decrees, surveyors' depositions, and other legal documents, most relating to land disputes. Some materials relate to William Denham.Materials are arranged chronologically.Ellis, William.Ellis, John.Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.Denham, William.Land titles--Kentucky--Fayette County.Land tenure--Kentucky--Fayette County.Fayette County (Ky.)--History