xt7rn872vt95 https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7rn872vt95/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7rn872vt95/data/kukm1f60m_408.xml Shelby, Mary Cosby, 1826-1856. 18441855 1 reel of microfilm (10 ft.; 34 ALS) 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. Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence, 1844-1855 Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence, 1844-1855 text Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence, 1844-1855 1844 2002 true xt7rn872vt95 collection false kukm1f60m_408 Guide to the Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence,  1844-1855 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 Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence,  1844-1855 Collection number: 1F60M-408 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. Mary Cosby Shelby correspondence,  1844-1855 1F60M-408 Shelby, 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 Collections Lexington, Kentucky 40506 Leavell, 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.)--Commerce