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The history of Kentucky, from its earliest settlement to the present time.
A history of Kentucky.
Letter from Amos Kendall to F. G. Flugel, 14 May 1814
In this letter, Kendall discusses his harrowing journey to meet with someone in town, his tutoring of Henry Clay's children, and a description of the beautiful land, "poetry cannot paint groves more beautiful or fields more luxuriant." He also…
Tags: courting, Henry Clay, Letters, love, Poetry
Letter from Henry Clay to William Simmons, 14 December 1813
Letter from Henry Clay to William Simmons at the War Department requesting the proper pension to be paid to the widow of Colonel John Allen, who was killed at the Battle of River Raisin.
Tags: Battle of the River Raisin, death, Henry Clay, Letters, pension, warfare
Letter from Henry Clay to William Wilkins, 18 January 1812
Letter from Henry Clay to William Wilkins anticipating the War of 1812 before the end of the session in Congress, discussing raising money for military force, and appointing officers for said milita.
Tags: congress, Henry Clay, Letters, militia, war of 1812
Letter from Henry Clay to Thomas Hart, 25 May 1805
Letter from Henry Clay to Thomas Hart discussing the impossibility of large vessels passing through the Falls of the Ohio. He also discusses Napoleon Bonaparte's assassination, stating that "a revolution ought not to astonish us."
Enid and friends, ca, 1890
Enid Bland Yandell (on right) poses with three unidentified women.