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Leslie Combs, Frankfort, KY letter to Albert Daggett, Troy, NY : autograph manuscript signed,, 1864

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2010MS014 Leslie Combs, Frankfort, KY letter to Albert Daggett, Troy, NY : autograph manuscript signed, 1864 March 4 2010MS014 Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 Feb. 17 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-07-15T10:32-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Leslie Combs, Frankfort, KY letter to Albert Daggett, Troy, NY : autograph manuscript signed, 2010MS014 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1 7 0.01 Cubic feet 1 letter 1864 March 4 Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881 Preferred Citation note 2010MS014 : [identification of item], Leslie Combs, Frankfort, KY letter to Albert Daggett, Troy, NY : autograph manuscript signed, 1864 March 4, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Scope and Contents note Letter includes reference to "another Rebel invasion in Kentucky, funds for helping sick and wounded soldiers, and ending the war." Biographical note Leslie Combs, born in Kentucky, was educated by the Rev. John Lyle, a well-known Presyterian minister and teacher. He was a captain of scouts in the War of 1812, and saw action in the River Raisin campaign and in the relief of the seige at Fort Meigs, Ohio. After the war, he read law and was admitted to the state bar in 1818. He served several terms in the lower house of the Kentucky legislature between 1827 and 1859, and in 1846 was Speaker. He was clerk of the Court of Appeals from 1860 to 1866. He was a Whig in politics as long as that party existed. Related Archival Materials note 60M147, Leslie Combs letters, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Barry Scott Antiquarian & Rare Books. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence.