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Mountaineers and farmers trading mules and horses on "Jockey St.," near the Court House, Campton, Wolfe County, Ky.

Letter from Thomas Walker to a unknown correspondent

Land entry for William Deal with a court memorandum, [Kentucky County, Virginia]

This map of Kentucke, drawn from actual observations, is inscribed with the most perfect respect, to the Honorable the Congress of the United States of America; and to His Excellcy. George Washington, late Commander in Chief of their Army.

This map of Kentucke : drawn from actual observations, is inscribed with the most perfect respect, to the honorable congress of the United States of America, and to His Excell'cy George Washington, late commander in chief of their army /

George May survey book

One thousand-acre Virginia land grant to Alexander Breckinridge

Histoire de Kentucke : nouvelle colonie a l'ouest de la Virginie: contenant, 1. ; La decouverte, l'acquisition, l'etablissement, la description topographique, l'histoire naturelle, &c. du territoire: 2. la relation historique du colonel Boon, un des premiers colons, sur les guerres contre les naturels: 3. l'assemblee des Piankashaws au Poste Saint Vincent: 4. un expose succinct des nations indiennes qui habitent dans les limites des treize Etats-Unis, de leurs moeurs & coutumes, & des reflexions sur leur origine; & autres pieces: avec une carte. pour servir de suite aux Lettres d'un cultivateur americain. Tr. de l'anglois

James Greer broadside voiding a land transaction

Subscription of tobacco shipments to New Orleans

Kentucky District Attorney, March 22, 1791

... An act regulating the number of representatives to be chosen by the states of Kentucky and Vermont. [Philadelphia: Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, 1791.].

[Kentucky census. Leaf inserted in 1st ed. of 1st census 1790 at p. 51]. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1791].

... An act declaring the consent of Congress that a new state be formed within the jurisdiction of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and admitted into this Union, by the name of the state of Kentucky. [Philadelphia: Printed by Francis Childs and Joh

Journal of the Senate at the first session of the General Assembly of the state of Kentucky

Caveat filed for Charles M[y]nn Thruston, Woodford County, Kentucky

Military orders from Isaac Shelby to General [Thomas] Kennedy

A map of Kentucky from actual survey

Thomas Jefferson to Kentucky District Judge, January 3, 1793

Appointment of Robert Todd as brigadier-general

Supply charges for Kentucky Mounted Volunteers

Meeting of the citizens of the state of Kentucky

Map of the state of Kentucky : with the adjoining territories /

Letter from Joseph Ballinger to Isaac Shelby

List of General Assembly Members

Deposition of Luke Decker before Judge James Johnson, Knox County, Territory of the United States Northwest of the Ohio

Indenture made by Henry Vanderburgh for Peter McNelly, Knox County, Territory of the United States Northwest of the Ohio

Bond made between Phillip Thurman, Richard Thurman, and Joseph Bledsoe

Valuation of land owned by James Wilkinson and Ann Biddle Wilkinson

Abstract of rations for the guard at Drennon's Lick

A political creed. [Kentucky, Apr.? 1798].

Legislature of Kentucky. House of Representatives. Wednesday Nov. 7, 1798. Mr. Brackenridge gave notice that he would on tomorrow move the house to go into Committee of the whole on the state of the commonwealth, on that part of the Governor's a

Fayette County Meeting

The universal right of suffrage is in danger from the Bryan's Station ticket

To the people of Kentucky. Fellow citizens [A plea for emancipation and for the election to the convention of persons favourable to it]. [Franklin Co.? Kentucky, April? 1799].

Resolutions and proceedings in Committee of the whole, on the 31st day of July 1799. [2 resolutions amending the Kentucky constitution]. [Frankfort? Kentucky 1799].

Resolutions and proceedings in committee of the whole, on the 8th day of August, 1799. [5 resolutions for amending the constitution of Kentucky]. [Frankfort? Kentucky1799].

Resolutions and proceedings in committee of the whole, on the 5th day of August, 1799. [10 resolutions for amending the constitution]. [Frankfort? Kentucky 1799].

Resolutions and proceedings in committee of the whole, on the 1st day of August, 1799. [3 resolutions amending the Kentucky constitution]. [Frankfort? Kentucky 1799].

Geographical history of the rail road regiment, 89th regiment of Illinois vols. infantry. [1862-1865]

To the public. Fellow-Citizens, Some persons actuated by malevolence towards me have taken considerable pains to injure my reputation in the eyes of the public. There is no part of either my character or conduct, which I wish to remain secret. T

Kentucky Tonic Bitters

Proclamation! To the people of Lebanon! I am about to leave you. I have endeavored since my entrance in your city to prevent all lawlessness ... Jno. H. Morgan. Act. Brig. Gen. C. S. A.

Please observe!! Recommended to the attention of M[blank] by a member of the anti- poking-your-nose-into-other-people's-business-society. Wanted immediately! a person of fair character, (age or sex immaterial,) at a salary of $500 per ann

... The following resolution passed the House of representatives on Wednesday last, and the senate yesterday. [Regarding the free navigation of the Mississippi River]. Frankfort, November 25, 1803.

Bond made between Clement Gardiner and Reverend Stephen Badin

Thomas S. Hinde to State of Kentucky, August 28, 1805, Deposition on William Alcorn

Awake! Awake! Awake! -- Rouse! Rouse! Rouse! Citizens of Kentucky ... But a few days and you will be precluded from redeeming your lands sold for the non-payment of the direct tax ... James Morrison, Supervisor. Lexington, January 3d, 1805.

Letter from Claiborne Rice to Joshua Lacy Wilson

Evaluation and apportionment of the slaves of Jacob Geiger's estate

Affidavit and Louisville Gazette notice of court case

[House ("Pope House") for John Pope, Lexington, Kentucky. Sketches, plan, and elevation]

The Part of a circle at the meeting of Pennsylvania & Kentucky avenues--on the Eastern Branch : calculated March 1811 : [Barney Circle S.E., Washington, D.C.].

State of Kentucky. Adjutant-general's office - Frankfort, May 5th, 1812. General Orders, [Frankfort, 1812].

Letter from Dr. William Galt to an unknown correspondent

To the Republicans of Fayette, Woodford, and Jessamine

Religious broadside from Lorenzo Dow

Hunter's of Kentucky. Or half horse and half alligator

The society called Shakers, in Logan County, Ky. continue their fulling mill in operation ... John McComb, Saml. G. Whyte, Agents. South Union Jasper Springs. Sept. 12th, 1815. Russellville. Printed at the office of the ‘Weekly Messenger' [1815]

Hunters of Kentucky

The president and directors for the Kentucky Insurance Company promise to pay ... or bearer on demand two dollars, Lexington 16 Aug. 1816

Receipt for African American slave

The president and directors for the Kentucky Insurance Company promise to pay ... or bearer on demand one dollar, Lexington 16 June 1816

Resolution from Kentucky's congress regarding payments to the widows and orphans of War of 1812 soldiers

To the inhabitants of Louisville

To Wm. T. Barry. Esq. No. II. Sir-- Few men in the state of your age and standing have exhibited so little stability of character and so complete a devotion to schemes of self- aggrandizement as you have. From your profession to-day, it is impos

Affidavit concerning the loss of a horse

The president, directors co. of the Cumberland Bank of Burksville promise to pay ... or bearer on demand five dollars. Burksville 28 Decem. 1818.

U.S. Reports: Cameron v. McRoberts, 16 U.S. (3 Wheat.) 591 (1818)

List of taxable property, Woodford County, Kentucky

The president, directors & co. of the Bank of Henderson promise to pay ... or bearer, five dollars on demand. Henderson 18 Aug. 1818

Drake's Theatre broadside

Map by George Armstrong, Jefferson County, Kentucky deputy surveyor

To the people of Kentucky

Compagnie de colonisation Americaine. Action de 100 acres de terres dans les etats de Virginie et de Kentucky

Advertisement for an auction for land around Owensboro, Kentucky

U.S. Reports: Crocket v. Lee, 20 U.S. (7 Wheat.) 522 (1822)

The president & directors of the bank of the commonwealth of Kentucky promise to pay ... or bearer, twelve & a half cents, on demand at their ... branch bank. Frankfort, ... 1822.

Fair play on both sides. Mr. Wickliffe pleads the statute too!!! [Kentucky] August 5, 1822.

U.S. Reports: Blunt's Lessee v. Smith, 20 U.S. (7 Wheat.) 248 (1822)

U.S. Reports: Green and others v. Biddle, 21 U.S. (8 Wheat.) 1 (1823)

U.S. Reports: Sneed v. Wister, 21 U.S. (8 Wheat.) 690 (1823)

Demand twelve and a half cents in commonwealth's pa- per of

Ancient history, or, Annals of Kentucky : with a survey of the ancient monuments of North America, and a tabular view of the principal languages and primitive nations of the whole earth

Bill to incorporate the town of Louisville

U.S. Reports: U.S. Bank v. Halstead, 23 U.S. (10 Wheat.) 51 (1825)

U.S. Reports: Wayman v. Southard, 23 U.S. (10 Wheat.) 1 (1825)

U.S. Reports: Elmendorf v. Taylor, 23 U.S. (10 Wheat.) 152 (1825)

The philosophy of mind according to Thomas Brown, M. D ... Transylvania University January, 1826. [Lexington, Ky.] T. Smith, printer [1826].

Attention!!! 2d bat. 10th regt. K. M. Company orders for 1827

Weighty considerations. Come let us reason together. People of Kentucky ... A free citizen. July 1828.

To the public. The following letter received by me from Alfred Jones, a tailor of this place, is laid before the public, in order that they may form a correct opinion of his character. Samuel Devers. Lexington, Dec. 30th 1828.

Ambitious views. To the voters at the next election ... An old Kentuckian. [Kentucky 1829?].

Transportation of the mail on the Sabbath. In the Senate of the United States, January 19, 1829 ... Mr. Johnson of Kentucky made the following report .... [Frankfort? Ky., 1829].

U.S. Reports: Harper vs. Butler, 27 U.S. (2 Pet.) 239 (1829)

Account of newspaper and pamphlets received at the post office at Lexington, county of Fayette state of Kentucky, from April 1, to July 1, 1829

U.S. Reports: Hunt and others vs. Wickliffe, 27 U.S. (2 Pet.) 201 (1829)

Harrodsburg, November 8, 1831. Gentlemen. We herewith enclose to you the preamble and resolutions adopted at this place upon yesterday ... At a numerously attended meeting of the Citizens of Mercer County, friendly to the principles and measures

U.S. Reports: Strother v. Lucas, 31 U.S. (6 Pet.) 763 (1832)

U.S. Reports: Brashear v. West and Others, 32 U.S. (7 Pet.) 608 (1833)