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Title
Shelby family papers Shelby family papers, 1738-1916 (bulk 1757-1829).
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Brown, John, 1757-1837--Correspondence.
Campbell, Arthur, 1742-1811--Correspondence.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852--Correspondence.
Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863--Correspondence.
Greenup, Christopher, 1750-1818--Correspondence.
Grigsby, John Warren, 1818-1877--Correspondence.
Grigsby, Susan Preston Shelby, 1830-1891--Correspondence.
Hardin, Martin D., 1780-1823--Correspondence.
Harrison, Benjamin, approximately 1726-1791--Correspondence.
Hart, Nathaniel, 1770-1844--Correspondence.
Irvine, Susan Hart McDowell, 1803-1834--Correspondence.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence.
Sevier, John, 1745-1815--Correspondence.
Shannon, Susan Hart Shelby, 1791-1868--Correspondence.
Shelby, Alfred, 1804-1832--Correspondence.
Shelby, Thomas Hart, 1789-1869--Correspondence.
Shelby, Virginia Hart, 1809-1859--Correspondence.
Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871--Correspondence.
Todd, Letitia Shelby, 1799-1868--Correspondence.
Selby family.
United States. Army.
United States. Continental Army.
Frontier and pioneer life--Kentucky.
Frontier and pioneer life--Maryland.
Frontier and pioneer life--North Carolina.
Frontier and pioneer life--Pennsylvania.
Frontier and pioneer life--Tennessee.
Frontier and pioneer life--Virginia.
Indians of North America--Wars.
Land tenure--Kentucky.
Kentucky--Economic conditions.
Kentucky--Politics and government.
Maryland--Economic conditions.
Maryland--Politics and government.
North Carolina--Economic conditions.
North Carolina--Politics and government.
Pennsylvania--Economic conditions.
Pennsylvania--Politics and government.
Tennessee--Economic conditions.
Tennessee--Politics and government.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States--History--War of 1812.
United States--Politics and government--18th century.
United States--Politics and government--19th century.
Virginia--Economic conditions.
Virginia--Politics and government.
West (U.S.)--History, Military.
Shelby family.
Frontiersmen.
Governors--Kentucky.
Politicians.
Soldiers.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm78039669
Summary
Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the Indian wars, Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812; his terms as governor of Kentucky, national affairs, frontier defense, and land claims. Family correspondence over several generations includes letters of John Warren Grigsby, Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby, Nathaniel Hart, Susan Hart McDowell Irvine, Susan Hart Shelby Shannon, Alfred Shelby, Evan Shelby, Isaac Shelby, Thomas Hart Shelby, Virginia Hart Shelby, Charles Stewart Todd, and Letitia Shelby Todd. Other correspondents include John Brown, Arthur Campbell, Henry Clay, John J. Crittenden, Christopher Greenup, Martin D. Hardin, Benjamin Harrison, Thomas Jefferson, and John Sevier.
Authorized Access Point
Shelby family papers, 1738-1916 (bulk 1757-1829)