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Samuel Williams papers, 1836-1850, 1836

Part of Samuel Williams papers, 1836-1850

kukm87w3Guide to the Samuel Williams papers, 1836-1850Processed 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 Samuel Williams papers, 1836-1850Collection number: 87W3Contact 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.Samuel Williams papers, 1836-185087W3Williams, Samuel, d. 1848.23 pieces.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Riddle, John R., Columbus, Ohio. Purchase, January, 1985Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Samuel Williams papers, 1836-1850, 87W3, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Businessman, farmer. Samuel Williams was a resident and local businessman of Bourbon County near Paris, Ky. He was owner and operator of a hemp factory and was a slaveholder.These are the papers and correspondence of Samuel Williams. The letters from Williams to his son John R, document local business dealings, market prices and land transactions. Williams also writes about agricultural activity including cotton and hemp and slave trading and prices. Several letters include accounts of slaves who committed suicide and one letter mentions the sale of Green Clay's estate. A copy of the funeral notice of Samuel Williams is included with the materials.Arranged chronologically.Williams, Samuel, d. 1848.Williams, John R.Clay, Green.Hemp industry--Kentucky--Bourbon County.Slaves--Social conditions.Slaves--Suicidal behavior.Land titles--Registration and transfer.Cotton trade--Kentucky--Bourbon County.Businessmen.Farmers.Bourbon County (Ky.)CorrespondenceSamuel Williams papers, 1836-1850