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Alfred Shelby papers, 1831-1852

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Title

Alfred Shelby papers

Date

1831-1852

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Alfred Shelby papers, 1831-1852, 1VF51W3, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

51 pieces

Biography/History

Farmer. Alfred Shelby, the youngest child of governor Isaac Shelby, inherited his father's farm, "Traveler's Rest", in Lincoln County, upon the death of the former governor.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of suits in the Chancery Court among the heirs of Alfred Shelby. The suits concerning Alfred Shelby's estate include copies of his will, a drawing of the Shelby family holdings in Lincoln County, divisions of the land, slaves and reports and other legal documents.

Subjects

  • Shelby, Alfred, 1804-1832.
  • Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826.
  • Traveller's Rest (Homestead: Lincoln County, Ky.)
  • Law reports, digests, etc.--Kentucky--Lincoln County.
  • Lincoln County (Ky.).
  • Reports
  • Wills
  • Drawing
  • Farmers