James French papers, 1765-1949

Descriptive Summary

Title
James French papers, 1765-1949
Creator
French, James.
Extent
38 pieces.
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life--Missouri.
Historians.
Clark County (Ky.)--History
Arrangement
Chronological arrangement.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Historian. French married Keziah Calloway, daughter of Richard Calloway, at Boonesboro.
Scope and Content
This is a collection of photostats of documents relating to the history of Clark County, Ky, collected by James French. It includes indentures, land office warrants, depositions, bills of sale, and correspondence. The letters include one dated 1846 from an Independence, Missouri, resident which describes the movement westward of settlers. Later correspondence and papers are compilations of Clark County history by French and others.

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