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Charles Julian journal
University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506
Arrangement is basically chronological.
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Charles Julian journal, 1800-1869, 1F56M-246, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.
1 reel of microfilm (partial)
Farmer. Charles Julian was born in Virginia. He represented Stafford County in that state's legislature, then, in 1812 came to Kentucky with his wife Jennie Moore Julian, and their children. In Kentucky, he was one of the directors of the Commonwealth Bank and the Bank of Kentucky. His son Alexander married Bettie C. Laughlin in 1853; she died in 1877, leaving seven children.
This journal includes hints on farming, diagrams of planting, including contour plowing, statements on the best procedures for journeying westward, and lists of the children of Charles Julian and of his son, Alexander Julian.