William Steel vs. William Frazier, 1796-1802

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Steel vs. William Frazier, 1796-1802
Creator
Steel, William.
Extent
15 pieces
Subjects
Steele, William.
Frazier, William.
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799.
Lexington (Ky.).--District Court.
Fayette County (Ky.).--District Court.
Land tenure--Kentucky.
Land use--Kentucky--North Elkhorn River.
Land settlement--Kentucky--North Elkhorn River.
Surveys--Kentucky.
North Elkhorn River (Ky.: Dry Run Branch)
Depositions.
Surveys
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Steel's name is sometimes spelled Steele. This collection contains legal documents in the form of depositions in the case of a land improvement dispute between William Steele and William Frazier. The depositions are in conjunction with a suit in District Court (Fayette County, Ky.) concerning the building of cabins and land improvement in the Dry Run area of the North Elkhorn River. Also included are two surveys done in connection with the case. The plats show several military surveys belonging to Patrick Henry.

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