William Ellis papers, 1795-1821

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Ellis papers, 1795-1821
Creator
Ellis, William.
Extent
40 pieces.
Subjects
Ellis, William.
Ellis, John.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
Denham, William.
Land titles--Kentucky--Fayette County.
Land tenure--Kentucky--Fayette County.
Fayette County (Ky.)--History
Arrangement
Materials are arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Ellis was apparently a resident of Fayette county, Ky. at the time of his death, having emigrated from Virginia. The executors of his estate were his sons, William and John Ellis. The Ellises were represented for at least part of this period by Henry Clay.
Scope and Content
This is a collection of legal documents relating to litigation involving Ellis and his heirs. Among other materials included are summonses, copies of Circuit Court and Court of Appeals decrees, surveyors' depositions, and other legal documents, most relating to land disputes. Some materials relate to William Denham.

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Conditions Governing Access
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