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Letter from Jonathan Clark to Isaac Hite, 6 August 1804

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Letter discussing money owed for rent on a plantation in 1802. Clark sends love from himself and Sarah, his wife, to Isaac and his family.

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 13 April 1816

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Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis contains more on the impending construction of an addition to his house, his continuing troubles finding laborers, and agricultural news.

Letter from Henry Massie to Helen Bullitt Massie

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Letter from Henry Massie to his wife, Helen Bullitt Massie, in which he writes of matters for her to attend to while he is in Ohio. He relays information about livestock, planting dates for corn and tobacco, and money affairs.

Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, 25 August 1789.

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In a letter to St. John de Crevecoeur, dated 25 August 1789, Tardiveau discusses his activities in Kentucky, events occurring there, the state of agriculture, manufacturing, and trade (specifically mentions Kentucky trading with the Spanish…

Maurice Thomas Journal, January 1, 1816 - December 31, 1817

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Journal kept by Maurice Thomas, member of the United Society of Believers at the Pleasant Hill Community of Shakers in Pleasant Hill, Kentucky.

Entries from 1 January 1816 through 31 March 1816 discuss weather conditions, public building projects,…

A topographical description of the western territory of North America

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A topographical description of the western territory of North America, containing a succinct account of its climate, natural history, population, agriculture, manners and customs, with an ample description of the several divisions into which that…

Letter from John and Susan Corlis to Joseph, George, and Mary Ann Corlis, 14 April 1816

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In the first part of the letter, John Corlis writes to George of the poor real estate market and his tight money supply but states that he will be able to cover George's recent drafts. He hopes that George will get the greatest yield from his crops,…

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 5 March 1816

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Letter from George Corlis to his father, John Corlis, contains information on the hog market and prices.

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 23 April 1816

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George Corlis writes to his father, John Corlis, about hiring two men to make bricks for his house addition, the price of bricks, and the process of brickmaking. He also writes of assorted farming items such as hog prices and planting crops.

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 14 April 1816

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A letter from George Corlis to his father, John Corlis, contains more on the impending construction of an addition to his house, his continuing troubles finding laborers, and agricultural news.