Fisher family papers, 1797-1884

Descriptive Summary

Title
Fisher family papers, 1797-1884
Creator
Fisher family.
Extent
1 reel of microfilm (ca. 30 ft.)
Subjects
Fisher family.
King, James.
McKesson and Robbins.
Port William (Ky.).--Board of Trustees.
Municipal government--Kentucky--Port William--Records and correspondence.
General stores--Kentucky.
Carroll County (Ky.)--History.
Carrollton (Ky.)--History.
Carroll County (Ky.)--Voting registers.
Scrap-books
Arrangement
Arrangement not apparent.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These are the papers, on microfilm, of the Fisher family, of Carrollton, Ky. Included is a record book of the Board of Trustees of Port William, later known as Carrollton, dating from 1797 to 1819, which contains voter records for local elections, telling who voted for whom. These records also include constables' orders, resolutions, and deeds. There is also a general store ledger in the collection, dating from 1856 to 1895, a McKesson and Robbins pharmaceutical catalogue, a group of receipts belonging to a James King, and a scrapbook about Carrollton.

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