Fayette County burnt records

Abstract

The Fayette County burnt records (dated 1794-1803; 4 reels; 8 volumes and index) consists of microfilm copies of manuscript certified copies made of Fayette county records which remained after a fire destroyed the offices of the quarter sessions court and the county court in 1803.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Fayette County burnt records
Extent
4 Reels
Subjects
Public records -- Kentucky -- Fayette County.
County government -- Kentucky -- Fayette County -- Records and correspondence.
Court records -- Kentucky -- Fayette County.
Arrangement
Arrangement is approximately chronological.
Finding Aid Author
Archives Staff
Preferred Citation
M-111 : [identification of item], Fayette County burnt records, 1794-1803, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The Fayette County burnt records (dated 1794-1803; 4 reels; 8 volumes and index) consists of microfilm copies of manuscript certified copies made of Fayette county records which remained after a fire destroyed the offices of the quarter sessions court and the county court in 1803. The copies were certified as accurate in 1821 by commissioners appointed for the purpose. The eight volumes contain deeds, orders, indentures, and other legal documents. The final volume contains an index to all eight volumes.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Record book 1, 1794-1803

Record book 2, 1794-1803

Record book 3, 1794-1803

Record book 4, 1794-1803

Record book 5, 1794-1803

Record book 6, 1794-1803

Record book 7, 1794-1803

Record book 8, 1794-1803

Index, 1794-1803

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