xt77sq8qc789 https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt77sq8qc789/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt77sq8qc789/data/kukm1vf52w32_alt.xml Nicholas, George, 1754?-1799. 1794191117801809 1M52W105: 15 pieces, 1M52W132: 12 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. George Nicholas papers, 1794-1911, 1780-1809 (bulk dates) George Nicholas papers, 1794-1911, 1780-1809 (bulk dates) text George Nicholas papers, 1794-1911, 1780-1809 (bulk dates) 1794 2002 true xt77sq8qc789 collection false kukm1vf52w32_alt Guide to the George Nicholas papers,  1794-1911, 1780-1809 (bulk dates) 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 George Nicholas papers,  1794-1911, 1780-1809 (bulk dates) Collection number: 1VF52W32, AAN2352LM 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. George Nicholas papers,  1794-1911, 1780-1809 (bulk dates) 1VF52W32, AAN2352LM Nicholas, George, 1754?-1799. 1M52W105: 15 pieces, 1M52W132: 12 pieces. None online. Must visit contributing institution. The materials are in  English. University of Kentucky Special Collections Lexington, Kentucky 40506 Wilson, Samuel M. Estate gift, December 10, 1946. Collection is open for research. Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. [Identification of item], George Nicholas papers, 1794-1911. 1780-1809 (bulk dates), 1VF52W32, AAN2352LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky. State Attorney General and Legislator, College Professor.  Nichols, a graduate of William and Mary College, was a Revolutionary War officer and a Virginia legislator before coming to Kentucky. He was a member of the convention which framed Kentucky's first constitution in 1792 and he became the first state Attorney General. Nicholas was also a professor of law and politics at Transylvania Seminary. These papers contain letters and other materials concerning the financial and legal activities of George Nicholas. The materials include a number of letters about Nicholas's personal finances, primarily addressed to Colonel Thomas Hart. There are also several receipts and legal papers pertaining to the settlement of Nicholas's estate, including lists of items purchased on credit from 1789 through 1791. Isaac Shelby was one of the arbitrators in the dispute over the estate's land holdings. The estate settlement involved legal proceedings between James Morrison and Joseph Hamilton Daveiss (executors) and Montgomery Bell. There are also letters to Judge Samuel Wilson, the collector of these papers. Arranged chronologically. Bell, Montomery. Daveiss, Joseph Hamilton, 1774-1811. Hart, Thomas, 1730-1808. Morrison, James, 1755-1823. Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826. Wilson, Samuel M. (Samuel Mackay), 1871-1946. Court records--Kentucky--Lexington. Decedents' estates--Kentucky. Politicians--Correspondence. Lists