Henry Savary papers

Abstract

The Henry Savary papers (dated 1827–1901; 0.02 cubic feet, 2 folders) comprise letters to Savary, promissory notes, and records related to the Winchester and Lexington Turnpike Company.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Henry Savary papers
Date
1827–1901 (inclusive)
Extent
0.02 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Business records -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Decedents' estates -- Kentucky.
Debtor and creditor.
Roads -- Kentucky
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Paper finding aid encoded by Ida Lucille Mangum in August 2020.
Preferred Citation
63m365: [identification of item], Henry Savary papers, 1827-1901, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Henry Savary was Treasurer of the Winchester and Lexington Turnpike Company in 1846 and in 1853.
Scope and Content
The Henry Savary papers (dated 1827–1901; .02 cubic feet, 2 folders) comprise letters to Henry Savary, promissory notes, and records related to the Winchester and Lexington Turnpike Company. There are also materials related to the settlement of Savary's estate. Also included are an acquittal signed by Governor Robert P. Letcher and a printed list of delinquent taxes in Fayette County, Virginia, in 1831. An inventory of Savary's estate mentions household items, enslaved people, and debtors.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Letters, promissory notes, and Winchester and Lexington Turnpike Company records, 1827-1901

  • Box VF-39, folder 1
  • Box OVF-8, folder 1
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