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John Maxwell legal papers, 1780-1818, 1780

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kukm1vf52w110Guide to the John Maxwell legal papers, 1780-1818Processed 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 John Maxwell legal papers, 1780-1818Collection number: 1VF52W110, 1VF52W115, AAN0204LMContact 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.John Maxwell legal papers, 1780-18181VF52W110, 1VF52W115, AAN0204LMMaxwell, John, 1747-1819.35 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], John Maxwell legal papers, 1780-1818, 1VF52W110, 1VF52W115, AAN0204LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.These are legal papers from several lawsuits involving John Maxwell, an early landowner in Lexington, Ky. One suit was against Adam Rankin and Thomas Wallace and concerned a tract of land given by Maxwell to be used as the site of a Presbyterian church (52W110). The suit reflects a controversy between Adam Rankin and his followers and another group from Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church. One of the items in the collection is a survey map of Lexington showing the "race path." Later papers concern trespassing charges Maxwell pressed against Adam Rankin, Samuel Rankin, and Andrew Walker in 1817 (52W113). Another group of papers relates also to a dispute between Maxwell and Adam Rankin, once again over land (52W115). This set of papers includes depositions by Robert Todd, Alexander McConnell and Robert Patterson.Organized by accession number; arranged chronologically within each set.Brown, John.McConnell, Alexander.Maxwell, John, 1747-1819, complainant.Patterson, Robert, 1899-Todd, Robert.Walker, Andrew defendant .Rankin, Adam, 1755-1827, defendant.Rankin, Samuel, defendant.Walker, Andrew defendant.Wallace, Thomas, defendant.Wilson, James.Mount Zion Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Ky.)Land titles--Kentucky.Trespass--Kentucky.Trials (Trespass)--Kentucky.Lexington (Ky.)--History.Depositions.Surveys (land)