John Rogers estate papers, 1834-1860

Descriptive Summary

Title
John Rogers estate papers, 1834-1860
Creator
Rogers, John.
Extent
44 pieces
Subjects
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
Rogers, Henry.
Rogers, James.
Rogers, John.
Rogers, Joseph.
Preston, William, 1816-1887.
Wickliffe, Robert, 1775-1859.
Estates (Law)
Lexington (Ky.)--History.
Legal documents
Arrangement
Arrangement is chronological.
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 papers consist of receipts for various services involving the estate of John Rogers. Included are materials pertinent to the estate of Joseph Rogers, the father of John, James and Henry Rogers. The collection also contains clippings, receipts, subpoenas and an arrest warrant. Documents signed by R[obert] Wickliffe, attorney for one of the Rogers, is also present. One of the receipts is signed by Henry Clay (1843). A summons for William Preston, et al. calls for him to appear in Lexington court in October 1860.

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