MSS Finding Aids

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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 995. Slave bills of sale, 1831-1854 (5); contract to hire slave, 1848; and receipt for the return of a runaway slave, 1856; of Julian River (father) and James Melvin (son) Phelps, Butler County, Kentucky. Also broadside about the upcoming sale of Julian’s Butler County estate, 1856.


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