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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and typescript (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 457. Photograph of letter, 15 March 1829, from Thomas Ellison, Burkesville, Kentucky, to Edmund Rogers, Mount Hope, Kentucky, which describes a producing oil well at Burkesville, reputedly the first in the United States.


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SC 457 ELLISON typescript.doc (33 kB)
Thomas Ellison letter typescript



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