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


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 631. Photocopies of legal papers pertaining to lawsuit brought by Sally Boles in which she sought and obtained a divorce from her husband William, who united with the Shakers in 1808 and left her and their three children to join the Shaker settlement at South Union, Kentucky, in 1811. The case was first tried in Logan County, then in Barren County.


Family Law | Religion | United States History



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