xt759z908t0n https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt759z908t0n/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt759z908t0n/data/kukm1vf59m78.xml Clay, Green, 1757-1826. 1813 27 pieces. collections  English University of Kentucky This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. Green Clay papers,  1813 Green Clay papers,  1813 text Green Clay papers,  1813 1813 2002 true xt759z908t0n collection false kukm1vf59m78 Guide to the Green Clay papers,  1813 Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig Special Collections Manuscripts University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 USA Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3  Copyright 2002 University 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 Green Clay papers,  1813 Collection number: 1VF59M78 Contact Information Special Collections Manuscripts University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email:  sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL:  http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Processed by: Archives Staff Encoded by: Eric Weig  Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved. Green Clay papers,   1813 1VF59M78 Clay, Green, 1757-1826. 27 pieces. None online. Must visit contributing institution. The materials are in  English. University of Kentucky Special Collections Lexington, Kentucky 40506 51W21: Wilson, Samuel M. Estate. Gift, Dec. 10, 1946. 59M78: Source unknown. Collection is open for research. Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. [Identification of item], Green Clay papers, 1813, 1VF59M78, Special Collections, University of Kentucky. Soldier, Farmer, Surveyor. Green Clay was born in Powhaton County, Virginia, and emigrated to Kentucky in 1777. He became a surveyor, and partly as a result of his work, amassed a vast land estate. He settled in Madison County, and served in both houses of the Kentucky legislature. During the War of 1812 he served as a major general and raised the siege of Fort Meigs, Ohio, reinforcing the army of General William Henry Harrison. This collection consists of military papers relating to Clay's service at Fort Meigs, Ohio. Included are twenty-five receipts for military supplies and equipment, dated from May to July of 1813, and signed by or for Clay. Also present is an order book containing copies of general and brigade orders relating to the troops under Clay's commands at the fort. The orders concern courts-martial; the discipline, drill, and dress of troops; regulations about settlers, the items they could sell and the prices they could charge; promotions; care of the sick; commendations for meritorious conduct; and guard duty. Arrangement is chronological. United States.--Army--History--War of 1812. Fort Meigs, Battle of, 1813.