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Letter from Amos Kendall to F. G. Flugel, 4 July 1814

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In this letter, Kendall discusses the fine ladies in town, names some of the women and includes a longer poem written for them.

The confession of Jereboam O. Beauchamp, 1826

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The confession of Jereboam O. Beauchamp, who was hanged at Frankfort, Kentucky, on the 7th day of July, 1826, for the murder of Colonel Solomon P. Sharp. Includes, at end of the confession, a postscript, letters, and poetry written by the author and…

Hunters of Kentucky, ca. 1815

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The broadside includes a poem describing the valor of Kentuckians at the Battle of New Orleans.

Hunters of Kentucky, or Half Horse and Half Alligator, ca. 1815

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Printed broadside with a woodcut illustration and a poem describing the valor of Kentuckians at the Battle of New Orleans. The illustration pictures the famous half horse and half alligator as a horse with an alligator tail.

Hero of the Wabash, ca. 1791

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Broadside entitled "Hero of the Wabash." Includes a poem telling of the cowardice of a "Captain Paul" during the Indian Wars and an engraving of an Army officer running from an attacking Native American. Captain Paul is not identified but it is…

Letter to W. L. Weller from J. A. Coffman, April 25th, 1894.

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J. A. Coffman, M. D. writes to the Home to say that his adopted child, Nora, is doing well in school. He also asks about adopted another little girl (10-12 y.o.) on behalf of a friend. He provides details about his friend's - Mr. E. Atchinson -…

Letter to Miss Mary Hollingsworth from J. A. Coffman, April 12th, 1894.

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J. A. Coffman, M. D. writes to the Home to say that his adopted child, Nora, is doing well in school. He also asks about adopted another little girl (10-12 y.o.) on behalf of a friend. He provides details about his friend's circumstances and asks for…