Robert Beard papers, 1785-1875

Descriptive Summary

Title
Robert Beard papers, 1785-1875
Creator
Beard, Robert.
Extent
37 pieces.
Subjects
Beard, Robert.
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799.
Breckinridge County (Ky.)--History.
Bills (financial).
Deeds.
Land grants.
Indentures
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Beard is referred to as "Baird" in approximately one half of the items present.
Scope and Content
These materials include bills of sale or indentures, receipts, accounts due, deeds and land surveys, many involving land which Beard acquired in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. The collection includes a copy of a 1785 land grant issued by Virginia governor Patrick Henry.

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