Adair-Hemphill Family Papers,1797-1951

Descriptive Summary

Adair-Hemphill Family Papers,1797-1951
Adair-Hemphill Family
19 items
Adair, John, 1757-1840
Frontier and pioneer life -- Kentucky -- History -- Sources
McCalla family
New Orleans (La.), Battle of, 1815
Nixon family
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Poetry
Women -- Kentucky -- History -- Sources
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Collection includes miscellaneous letters, 1797-1818, between the allied Adair, McCalla, and Nixon families of Ky. and S.C. discussing family, education and daily conditions. Collection also includes receipts; a poem written before the battle of New Orleans about the coming battle; a memorial to James Hemphill; a Hemphill genealogy; and an 1831 biographical sketch of John Adair.