Finding aid prepared by Julie Williams
Withers family papers
University of Kentucky Special Collections
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Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
69M45: [Identification of item], Withers family papers, 1816-1935, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
0.23 Cubic feet
Lewis Withers resided in Garnettsville, Meade County, Kentucky, with his sons, Warder Worth, Henry Newton, John Boyd, and David B. Withers.
The Withers family papers include receipts, deeds, contracts, indentures, surveys, account books, tax receipts, stock certificates, and correspondence. Most letters deal with business matters, although a few discuss family news. Several bills for such items as groceries, lumber, and lawyers' fees are also contained. Some land deeds include property surveys.
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.
This folder contains documents relating to the Withers family, including: 2 certificates awarding 20 shares each in the West Point Natural Gas Company to W. W. Withers; 1 pocket almanac/account book; and 1 picture of a factory.
This folder contains various receipts and other documents indicating the transactions of different Withers family members. Additional documents include: a property valuation listing, a promissory note between W. Withers and M. Withers, a recording of judgment, a deed transfer, and 15 undated items.