Hall & Trotter stagecoach passenger book

Abstract

The Hall & Trotter stagecoach passenger book (dated 1832-1834; 0.04 cubic feet; 1 item) comprises a passenger book for the Hall & Trotter stagecoach line, documenting early transportation in Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hall & Trotter stagecoach passenger book
Extent
0.04 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Business enterprises
Stagecoach lines
Transportation -- Kentucky
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2013ms0052: [identification of item], Hall & Trotter stagecoach passenger book, 1832-1835, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Hall & Trotter Stagecoach was a stagecoach line in Kentucky in the early 1800s. In April of 1834 the business was transferred to William Montgomery. The line's destinations included Mt. Sterling, Owingsville, and Winchester.
Scope and Content
The Hall & Trotter stagecoach passenger book (dated 1832-1834; 0.04 cubic feet; 1 item) comprises a passenger book for the Hall & Trotter stagecoach line, documenting early transportation in Kentucky. The line's common destinations included Mt. Sterling, Owingsville, and Winchester. The passenger book includes such entries as John Wesley Hunt, Mr. Erwin, Mr. DeSha, Robert Wickliffe, Hiram Shaw, and James Harrison. Also written in the passenger book are recipes for coconut pudding and gumbo soup.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Hall & Trotter stagecoach passenger book, 1832-1835

  • Box MS-12, folder 1
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