Levi Todd letter

Descriptive Summary

Title
Levi Todd letter
Date
1791 July 5
Creator
Todd, Levi, 1756-1807.
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2011MS104: [identification of item], Levi Todd letter, 1791 July 5, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Levi Todd (1756-1807) lawyer, surveyor, pioneer, and major general, was the grandfather of Mary Todd Lincoln. He moved to Fort Harrod in 1775; founded Todd's Station, Kentucky, in 1777; and eventually moved to Lexington where he was a town trustee and the first clerk of Fayette County. Todd fought in the Revolutionary War as a lieutenant for George Rogers Clark. In the 1780s he became a Major General and the commander of the Kentucky militia.
"Levi Todd." Kentucky's Abraham Lincoln. Kentucky Historical Society. n.d. Web. 10 November 2011.
Scope and Content
The Levi Todd letter is a letter from Levi Todd to General Charles Scott, sending Scott a muster roll for an unidentified militia expedition in 1791.

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