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BOX II:55-57 Part II: Biographical File, 1901-1905
Unpublished biography of Clay and biographical sketches of Clay and other family members.
The biography is followed by the biographical sketches arranged in approximate chronological order.
BOX II:55 Biography by Susan Maria Jacob Clay, "Henry Clay; His Slanderers: James Parton, Andrew Jackson; As Judged by His Contemporaries," undated
Typescript copies
(4 folders)
Original manuscript
(2 folders)
BOX II:56 (2 folders)
Miscellaneous biographical sketches
Henry Clay, 1905, undated
(2 folders)
BOX II:57 Clay family, 1901, undated
(4 folders)
BOX II:57-60 Part II: Writings File, 1844-1901
Religious and fictional writings of Lucretia Hart Clay and poetry and writing fragments of other Clay family members.
The writings of Lucretia Hart Clay are arranged first, followed by the poetry and fragments.
BOX II:57 Clay, Lucretia Hart
"What God Has Revealed Respecting the Animal Creation," undated
Typescript copies
(1 folder)
BOX II:58 (1 folder)
Original manuscript
(2 folders)
"Introduction to the Gospel of St. John," undated
Miscellaneous religious writings, circa 1866-1901, undated
(1 folder)
BOX II:59 (1 folder)
"Money-Mad," undated
Mimeograph copies
(2 folders)
Original manuscript
"A House-Party at Iverloch," undated
BOX II:60 Other family members
Poetry, 1844-1890, undated
Fragments, undated
BOX II:60-64 Part II: Miscellany, circa 1793-1922
Address books, calling cards, circulars, cookbooks, drawings, genealogies, inventories, journal, lists, maps, mementos, newspaper clippings, notes, obituaries, printed matter, reports, scrapbooks, sketches, speeches, and transcriptions.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX II:60 Drawings and sketches, 1882, undated
Genealogies, 1832-1919, undated
(2 folders)
Journal, containing original collection inventory, critique of Andrew Jackson administration, and "Alphonse, or Natural Son," circa 1829-1871, undated
BOX II:61 Mementos, calling cards, and address book, 1852-1883, undated
Newspaper clippings, circa 1856-1917
(2 folders)
BOX II:62 (2 folders)
BOX II:63 (1 folder)
Notes, lists, transcriptions, and inventories
circa 1793-1922, undated
Printed matter, circa 1828-1922
(2 folders)
BOX II:64 (1 folder)
Henry Clay, circa 1835-1914, undated
Clay family, circa 1880-1921, undated
Civil War, circa 1861-1862, undated
BOX II:65-66 Part II: Legal File, 1732-1857
Articles of agreement, assignments, bills of complaint, deeds, depositions, indentures, land claims, land grants, land patents, legal memoranda, legal opinions, plats, pleas, powers of attorney, surveys, summons, treasury warrants, and wills.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX II:65 Dec. 1732-July 1801
(5 folders)
BOX II:66 Aug. 1801-Aug. 1857, undated
(3 folders)
BOX II:66-74 Part II: James Morrison Papers, 1790-1849
Correspondence, including letters received and copies of letters sent with attached bills and receipts; business records, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, bills of lading, bonds, indentures, legal records, promissory notes, receipts, and tax records; and estate papers.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX II:66 Business correspondence
Nov. 1795-Dec. 1807
(3 folders)
BOX II:67 Jan. 1808-Feb. 1810
(6 folders)
BOX II:68 Mar. 1810-Aug. 1816
(6 folders)
BOX II:69 Sept. 1816-Sept. 1822
(6 folders)
BOX II:70 Oct. 1822-Aug. 1823
Envelopes, annotated wrappings, etc., circa 1795-1823, undated
Business records
Aug. 1790-Nov. 1808
(5 folders)
BOX II:71 Dec. 1808-Dec. 1810
(7 folders)
BOX II:72 Jan. 1811-Feb. 1816
(7 folders)
BOX II:73 Mar. 1816-Aug. 1823, undated
(5 folders)
Estate papers
Feb. 1823-June 1829
(2 folders)
BOX II:74 July 1829-Jan. 1849
BOX II:74-75 Part II: George Nicholas Papers, 1777-1831
Client and business files including articles of agreement, bills of complaint, financial records, indentures, land claims, legal memoranda, pleas, receipts, and wills; correspondence, primarily professional and business letters received; and estate papers containing wills, financial records, and legal documents.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX II:74 Client and business file, 1777-1779, undated
(2 folders)
Correspondence, 1782-1799
(2 folders)
Estate papers
(2 folders)
BOX II:75 1826-1831
BOX II:75 Part II: Transylvania University Archives, 1829-1868
Account records, articles of agreement, bank checks, correspondence, minutes, promissory notes, and receipts.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX II:75 Records, 1829-1868, undated
(5 folders)
BOX II:75 Part II: Addenda, 1837-1848
Arranged by date processed, then chronologically.
Addenda I
BOX II:75 Correspondence, 1837-1847
Addenda II (2019)
BOX II:75 Correspondence, 1848
REEL 9-24 Part II: Microfilm
Microfilm of Clay papers miscellany, card index to correspondence, items from Containers 34-39, and Clay material from other collections.
Arrangement described in finding aid to microfilm edition.
Microfilm shelf nos. 13,789, 13,789.1, and 17,343.
REEL 9 Clay papers miscellany
REEL 10-19 Reproductions from Containers 41-49
REEL 20-23 Selections from other Manuscript Division collections
REEL 24 Card index to correspondence

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