Henry C. Prewitt account book

Abstract

The Henry C. Prewitt account book (dated 1854-1857; 0.04 cubic feet; 1 item) comprises an account book that documents Prewitt's farm in Montgomery County, Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Henry C. Prewitt account book
Date
1854-1857
Creator
Prewitt, Henry C.
Extent
0.04 Cubic feet
Subjects
Agriculture--Farming
Agriculture--Kentucky--Montgomery County
Animal husbandry
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda Hanner
Preferred Citation
46m152: [identification of item], Henry C. Prewitt account book, 1854-1857, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Farmer Henry Clay Prewitt was born on June 29, 1829 in Montgomery County, Kentucky, to James Prewitt (1802-1879) and Henrietta Clay Dawson Prewitt (1812-1890). He married Elizabeth Meteer (1829-) on November 15, 1853; they had one child, Martha Clay Prewitt. Prewitt died on March 21, 1855 in Montgomery County, Kentucky.
Scope and Content
The Henry C. Prewitt account book (dated 1854-1857; 0.04 cubic feet; 1 item) comprises an account book that documents Prewitt's farm in Montgomery County, Kentucky. It details planting, feeding, and animal husbandry tasks, while including the payments for farm expenses, both received and given.

Restrictions on Access and Use

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

Account book, 1854-1857

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