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BOX II:36-40 Part II: General Correspondence, 1800-1891
Letters received and copies of letters sent, memoranda, notes, and speeches.
Arranged by type of correspondence and chronologically therein.
BOX II:36 General correspondence
Feb. 1800-Jan. 1824
(7 folders)
BOX II:37 Feb. 1824-Dec. 1831
(7 folders)
BOX II:38 Jan. 1832-Dec. 1842
(7 folders)
BOX II:39 Jan. 1843-May 1852, undated
(6 folders)
BOX II:40 Condolence letters, 1852-1853
Other correspondence, 1801-1857
Envelopes, annotated wrappings, etc., circa 1806-1891, undated
BOX II:40-49 Part II: Family Correspondence, 1780-1927
Correspondence, envelopes, journals, memoranda, notes, speeches, and telegrams.
Organized into family correspondence, other correspondence, and envelopes and arranged chronologically therein.
BOX II:40 Family correspondence
Nov. 1780-Oct. 1812
(4 folders)
BOX II:41 Nov. 1812-Oct. 1849
(6 folders)
BOX II:42 Nov. 1849-May 1855
(6 folders)
BOX II:43 June 1855-Jan. 1858
(6 folders)
BOX II:44 Feb. 1858-Feb. 1863
(6 folders)
BOX II:45 Mar. 1863-July 1873
(6 folders)
BOX II:46 Aug. 1873-Sept. 1884
(6 folders)
BOX II:47 Oct. 1884-Aug. 1912
(6 folders)
BOX II:48 Sept. 1912-Aug. 1927, undated
(3 folders)
Photostatic copies, 1781-1923
(3 folders)
Other correspondence
BOX II:49 1804-1863, undated
(2 folders)
Envelopes, annotated wrappings, etc., circa 1781-1917
(3 folders)
BOX II:49-54 Part II: Business Records, 1771-1927
Account records, articles of agreement, bank books, bills of lading, bonds, deeds, depositions, fee bills, indentures, land patents, leases, legal opinions, powers of attorney, promissory notes, receipts, surveys, tax receipts, and wills.
Organized into business records and wills and arranged chronologically therein.
BOX II:49 Business records
Oct. 1771-June 1802
(2 folders)
BOX II:50 July 1802-Nov. 1816
(5 folders)
BOX II:51 Dec. 1816-Jan. 1829
(6 folders)
BOX II:52 Feb. 1829-Aug. 1837
(5 folders)
BOX II:53 Sept. 1837-Dec. 1855
(6 folders)
BOX II:54 Jan. 1856-Feb. 1927, undated
(5 folders)
Wills, 1780-1923, undated
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Unpublished biography of Clay and biographical sketches of Clay and other family members.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
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