Transcript of land records, 1798-1894

Descriptive Summary

Title
Transcript of land records, 1798-1894
Creator
Bledsoe, Moses.
Extent
101 leaves
Subjects
Bledsoe, Jesse.
January, Thomas.
Land tenure--Kentucky.
Mortgages--Kentucky.
Judicial process--Kentucky.
Court records--Kentucky--Fayette County.
Deeds--Kentucky.
Lexington (Ky.)--History.
Affidavits
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These materials are comprised of typed transcripts of court records relating to land in Fayette County (Ky.) sold by Bledsoe to Thomas, January 1798 and subsequently to other parties. These records trace the history of ownership of land from 1798 until 1894. Included are general and special warrantees, deeds, deeds in trust, and affidavits concerning the land in question. Also present is a black/white photographic portrait of Jesse Bledsoe, who may have been a relative of Moses Bledsoe.

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