Gabriel Stout Slaughter papers, 1838-1897, 1838-1841 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Gabriel Stout Slaughter papers, 1838-1897, 1838-1841 (bulk dates)
Creator
Slaughter, Gabriel Stout.
Extent
1 volume.
Subjects
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874.
Slaughter, Gabriel Stout.
Business records--Kentucky--Harrodsburg.
Traditional medicine--Kentucky.
Rope.
Manufactures.
Harrodsburg (Ky.)--History.
Clippings.
Receipts.
Recipes.
Speeches
Arrangement
Arrangement undiscernible.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Businessman. Slaughter was apparently in the rope manufacturing business. He married a women named Eliza on November 16th sometime in the 1830's.
Scope and Content
This volume, which originated in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, contains receipts, recipes and newspaper clippings collected by Gabriel Stout Slaughter. The clippings include the text of Millard Filmore's campaign speech at Albany, N.Y. in [1856], remedies for cholera and rattlesnake bites, the formula for making soda ash soap, and tips on how to build a poultry house. The receipts are related to rope manufacturing.

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