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                 Allen-Butler family papers, 1799-1864
                     55M54 
                 
                 Finding aid prepared by Ida Sell 
             
             
                 
                     
                 
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
                 
                     Special Collections 
                     Margaret I. King Building, North 
                     Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 
                     (859) 257-8611 
                     SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 
                 
                 2011 January 28 
             
         
         
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             Allen-Butler family papers, 
             55M54 
             
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
             
             
                 
             
             
                 0.35 Cubic feet 
                 1 box 
             
             1799-1864 
             
                 Allen family. 
             
         
         
             Conditions Governing Access note 
             Collection is open to researchers by appointment. 
         
         
             Conditions Governing Use note 
             The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Preferred Citation note 
             55M54 : [Identification of item], Allen-Butler family papers, 1799-1864, University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Biographical note 
             Colonel John Allen, a soldier during the War of 1812, married Jane Logan Allen, the daughter of Kentucky pioneer Benjamin Logan. Their daughter, Eliza, married Pierce Butler, a member of the Kentucky legislature. 
         
         
             Scope and Contents note 
             The Allen-Butler family papers consist entirely of correspondence between members of the Butler and Allen families. Included are letters written by Colonel John Allen to his wife, Jane Logan Allen, and by Robert and Benjamin Logan to their sister, Mrs. Jane Logan Allen, providing details on the War of 1812. Additionally, the collection includes letters written by Pierce Butler to his wife while he was a member of the Kentucky legislature and describe items of interest before the state legislature, such as bills on internal improvements, banks, importation of slaves and conduct of servants; a trip on the Ohio River; and a duel between William Duke and Roger Hanson. Also present are two letters from James Harlan to Thomas B. Stevenson. 
         
         
             Arrangement note 
             Collection is arranged chronologically. 
         
         
             Duke, William, 1757-1840 
             Hanson, Roger 
             Banks and banking--Kentucky. 
             Dueling--Kentucky. 
             Legislative bodies--Kentucky--History. 
             Ohio River--Description and travel. 
             Slave trade--Kentucky. 
             Soldiers. 
             United States--History--War of 1812 
         
         
             
                 
                     
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                     1799-1810 
                 
             
             
                 
                     
                     1 
                     2 
                     1812-1819 
                 
             
             
                 
                     
                     1 
                     3 
                     1820-1839 
                 
             
             
                 
                     
                     1 
                     4 
                     1840-1849 
                 
             
             
                 
                     
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                     5 
                     1850-1864 
                 
             
             
                 
                     
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                     6 
                     undated