Publication Date

5-3-2011

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 221. Chiefly business and legal papers of William S. Stephens and his sons, Brown County, Ohio and Butler County, Kentucky. Includes tax receipt, deed, and bill for gunsmith supplies from Brown County. Also, receipts for household goods, freight, and peddlers’ license from Butler County. Includes 1828 letter written by Stephens to his wife describing his voyage from England to America and 1842 letter to Stephens from his father-in-law giving news of the family remaining in England and the prices of gun making supplies.

Disciplines

History | United States History

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