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Women sometimes exercised greater power than the letter of the law accorded them. Annie Henry Christian, an early settler of Jefferson County, directed her husband's salt works operation south of Louisville following his death in 1786. Eliza Tevis, a…

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Monroe confers upon James Brown, U.S. Minister to France, full powers to negotiate with the French government concerning "claims to indemnity of citizens of the United States on the government of France," or of French subjects upon the U.S. and…

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In January 1918, distillers and philanthropists Bernard and Isaac Bernheim contributed $100,000 for an addition to the Jewish Hospital. One of the conditions attached to the brothers’ donation was their request to rename the hospital Bernheim…

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A partially printed document certifying that Octavius Pickering deposited in the Office of the Department of State Volume III of his book entitled Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Massachusetts. The certificate includes…

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Check for T. J. Humphrey for three hundred dollars for the Louisville Baptist Orphan's Home, signed by W. L. Weller.

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Check to T. J. Humphrey from W. L. Weller & Sons of three hundred dollars.

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Check to T. J. Humphrey of five hundred and five dollars with ninety cents from W. L. Weller.

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A draft of a letter thanking the assembly for their address of February 4, at the time when he is closing his public career. Madison calls Kentucky "a State yielding to none in the character which gives notice to its sentiments." Draft is on verso of…

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A framed set of four documents from the Filson's exhibit "Women at Work." Documents start from the left and go clockwise:
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