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Forsythe family papers, 1841-1883, 1841

Part of Forsythe family papers, 1841-1883

kukm1f51m_56Guide to the Forsythe family papers, 1841-1883Processed 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 Forsythe family papers, 1841-1883Collection number: 1F51M-56Contact 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.Forsythe family papers, 1841-18831F51M-56Forsyth family.1 reel of microfilm (partial)None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Forsythe family, Pikeville, Ky. Loan to be microfilmed, 1951.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Forsythe family papers, 1841-1883, 1F51M-56, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.These are microfilm copies of the family papers of the Forsythe family, of Pikeville, Ky. The collection includes a large amount of correspondence between women in the Forsythe and Dills families. These letters largely concern family news, such as illnesses and the death of a baby. The collection also includes deeds, indentures, receipts and other miscellaneous materials, including an 1862 petition by soldiers in the 39th Kentucky Volunteers requesting that J.S.C. Taylor be named doctor for the company. There is also an account book for a general store, a federal court jury summons issued in 1877 to John Dills, and letters about the establishment of post offices and mail routes in Pike county in the 1840's and 1850's.Arrangement is chronological, for the most part.Forsyth family.Dill family.Dills, John.Taylor, J. S. C.United States.--Army.--Kentucky Volunteers, 39th.United States.--Post Office Dept.General stores--Kentucky.United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.Kentucky--GenealogyForsythe family papers, 1841-1883