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 2978. Power of attorney, 25 May 1824, of John Denny, Mercer County, Kentucky, appointing John Guthrie, also of Mercer County, his agent and attorney for the purpose of pursuing, regaining possession of, and disposing of six slaves seized by James Denny and Asher Labertew. Includes detailed physical descriptions of the slaves. Denny and Labertew biographical data is also included.


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