xt75tb0xpw79 https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt75tb0xpw79/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt75tb0xpw79/data/kukm1f59m_227.xml Clay, Brutus J. (Brutus Junius), 1808-1878. 18591864 1 reel of microfilm 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. Brutus J. Clay papers, 1859-1864 Brutus J. Clay papers, 1859-1864 text Brutus J. Clay papers, 1859-1864 1859 2002 true xt75tb0xpw79 collection false kukm1f59m_227 Guide to the Brutus J. Clay papers,  1859-1864 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 Brutus J. Clay papers,  1859-1864 Collection number: 1F59M-227 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. Brutus J. Clay papers,  1859-1864 1F59M-227 Clay, Brutus J. (Brutus Junius), 1808-1878. 1 reel of microfilm None online. Must visit contributing institution. The materials are in  English. University of Kentucky Special Collections Lexington, Kentucky 40506 Clay, Cassius M. Loan to be microfilmed, Oct. 1959 Collection is open for research. Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. [Identification of item], Brutus J. Clay papers, 1859-1864, 1F59M-227, Special Collections, University of Kentucky. U.S. Congressman, Agriculturalist The second son of General Green Clay, Brutus was born in Madison County, Kentucky in 1808. He attended Centre College in Danville. After the death of his older brother Sidney in 1834, Brutus became the head of the family, assuming responsibility for the estate left by his father, who had died six years earlier. This included much aid and supervision of the financial affairs of his brother Cassius, the famous emancipationist, who was frequently in debt. Brutus moved to Bourbon County in 1837. He served as president of the Kentucky Agricultural Society and of the Bourbon County Agricultural Society.Clay was a member of the Kentucky General Assembly in 1840 and again in 1860 and 1861. He won election as a Union Democrat to the U.S. Congress in 1863. Despite his strong support of the Union during the Civil War, three of his five children sided with the Confederates. The microfilm is a copy of Clay's correspondence dealing primarily with the election of 1863 and Clay's service in Congress. Arranged chronologically. Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911. Breckinridge, Robert J. (Robert Jefferson), 1800-1871. Peter, Robert, 1805-1894. Hodges, Albert Gallatin, 1802-ca. 1878. United States.--Congress.--House. United States.--Congress.--House--Elections.