Halley family papers, 1817-1903

Descriptive Summary

Title
Halley family papers, 1817-1903
Creator
Halley family.
Extent
1 reel of microfilm (42 ft.; copies of 100 pieces)
Subjects
Halley family.
Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881.
Halley, James M.
Halley, Henry Simpson, d. 1903.
Halley, Samuel H.
Slave records--Kentucky.
Bills of sale.
Deeds--Kentucky.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical and sanitary affairs
Arrangement
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
Samuel H. Halley, lived in Madison County, Kentucky. His son, Henry Simpson Halley, settled in Scott County, Ky, after serving in the Confederate Army. The father settled in Scott County in the 1850's.
Scope and Content
This microfilm copy of the papers consists of family letters, bills, deeds, and miscellaneous material. The most intresting letters describe medical treatment and life during the Civil War. The family members who were correspondents include: Henry S, Samuel, and James M. Halley. The papers also include slave bills of sale including one signed by Leslie Combs.

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