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James French papers
University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], James French papers, 1765-1949, 1VF55M32, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.
Historian. French married Keziah Calloway, daughter of Richard Calloway, at Boonesboro.
This is a collection of photostats of documents relating to the history of Clark County, Ky, collected by James French. It includes indentures, land office warrants, depositions, bills of sale, and correspondence. The letters include one dated 1846 from an Independence, Missouri, resident which describes the movement westward of settlers. Later correspondence and papers are compilations of Clark County history by French and others.