Hunt-Bullock papers, 1822-1937, 1831-1921 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hunt-Bullock papers, 1822-1937, 1831-1921 (bulk dates)
Creator
Hunt, Joseph D. (Joseph Drummond), 1838-1920.
Extent
1 Reel of microfilm (137 pieces)
Subjects
Hunt, Joseph D. (Joseph Drummond), 1838-1920.
Hunt, Sallie.
Martin, George Madden, 1866-
Bullock, Mary S.
Rice, Alice Caldwell Hegan, 1870-1942.
Staples, Charles Richard, 1875-1954.
Fox, John, 1863-1919.
Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925.
Hunt-Bullock family.
Businessmen.
Judges.
Lawyers.
Correspondence.
Certificates.
Photoprints
Arrangement
Arranged somewhat chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Businessman, judge, lawyer. Joseph Drummond Hunt was born in Lexington, Ky, August 14, 1838. He received his B. S. degree from Centre College, Danville, Ky. in 1857 and his LLD degree from the University of Louisville in 1861. In 1862 he joined the Confederate Army as a private in the Eighth Kentucky Cavalry. Hunt participated in the battle at Hartsville, Tn. and was captured in Buffington, Ohio while serving under the command of General John Hunt Morgan. Later he taught school in Todd County, Ky, resumed law practice in Hopkinsville and returned to Lexington in June 1867 continuing his legal career. He served as city attorney (1868-9 and 1873), was appointed circuit judge (1874-1880) and returned to general practice in 1880. He also found time to administer the affairs of the Northern Bank of Kentucky and serve as alderman for the city of Lexington, Ky. for two terms.
Scope and Content
These are the papers and personal correspondence of members of the Hunt-Bullock family. The majority of the materials are personal letters between Joseph D. Hunt and members of his family. Also included are a photograph, certificates and other miscellaneous material. Correspondents include James Lane Allen, John Fox, John M. Hunt, Mary S. Bullock, Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice, Charles Richard Staples, Sallie Hunt, George Madden Martin, Peter Gordon Hunt and Mary S. Bullock.

Restrictions on Access and Use

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