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Joshua Leach collection

Identifier: L242
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence to Joshua Leach’s brother James, who was a lawyer in Stamping Ground and New Castle, Kentucky. The correspondence covered politics, business transactions (railroad and land), and family matters. In addition, the collection also includes letters from Leach’s relatives in Weatherford, Texas (1860–1861) and Natchez, Mississippi (1867–1868).The collection contains business papers of the Cincinnati and Indianapolis Junction Railroad Company and...
Dates: 1831-1883

Lewis C. Robards collection

 Collection — Folder: S2661
Identifier: S2661
Scope and Contents This collection includes a breach of contract lawsuit filed by Lewis C. Robards against George M. Clarke in Fayette County, Kentucky on March 15, 1849. Drawn up by Harrison & Hunt, the lawsuit alleged that Clarke knowingly sold Robards a slave that was not of sound body. The legal document has additional notations regarding costs dated March and September 1850. The collection also includes the original August 19, 1848 bill of sale signed by Clarke.
Dates: 1848-1850