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Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence, 1844-1855, 1844

Part of Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence, 1844-1855

kukm1f60m_408Guide to the Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence, 1844-1855Processed 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 Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence, 1844-1855Collection number: 1F60M-408Contact 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.Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence, 1844-18551F60M-408Shelby, Mary Cosby, 1826-1856.1 reel of microfilm (10 ft.; 34 ALS)None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Leavell, Mrs. Ullin, loan while microfilming, Oct. 1960.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence, 1844-1855, 1F60M-408, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Thomas Hart Shelby, Mary's father, was the son of Governor Isaac Shelby. He owned a plantation called "Grasslands" near Lexington, Ky.This is a microfilmed copy of letters mostly from Thomas Hart Shelby to his daughter Mary Cosby Shelby. A few of the letters to Mary are from her cousins and acquaintances. There are also a few letters to Mary Shelby's aunt, Susan Hart (Shelby) Fishback. The letters from Thomas concern family matters, national politics, and plantation business, including information on several trips to New York to sell livestock. He also visited Europe and wrote Mary lengthy descriptions.Arranged chronologically.Fishback, Susan Hart, 1791-1868.Shelby, Mary Cosby, 1826-1856.Shelby, Thomas Hart, 1789-1869.Selby family.Plantation life--Kentucky.Politicians--Correspondence.Europe--Description and travel.United States--Politics and government--1845-1961.New York (N.Y.)--CommerceMary Cosby Shelby correspondence, 1844-1855