Anderson-Latham Family Papers, 1771-1911

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Anderson-Latham Family 

Title:  Papers, 1771-1911 

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Collections Department. 

Size of Collection:  122 items 

Location Number:  Mss. A A548c 

Scope and Content Note 

Papers include Richard Clough Anderson correspondence, 1785-1826, accounts, 1777-1821, miscellaneous land papers, 1771-1823, and family correspondence of the Andersons and Lathams. Family correspondence includes letters from Anderson’s children, Charles, John, Roy, Larz, Maria Williams, Sarah, Mary Louis, Robert, and William Marshall Anderson, and from his son-in-law, James Hall discussing their activities and news. Letters from Louisville and Jefferson County record social events of the day. Other correspondents include Daniel Gregg, R.G. Lewis, and John Cleves Symmes. 

Biographical Note 

Richard Clough Anderson, Revolutionary War officer, land surveyor, and Kentucky pioneer. For more information consult the Kentucky Encyclopedia. 

Folder List  

Box 1 

1 Correspondence from John ClevesSymmesto Richard Clough Anderson, 1787 (photostats). 

2 Richard Clough Anderson correspondence, 1785-1826.

3 Sarah Marshall Anderson correspondence, 1822-1868.

4 Richard Clough Anderson accounts, land papers, and legal papers, 1771-1823.

5 Robert Anderson correspondence, 1822-1863.

6 William Marshall Anderson correspondence, 1820-1851.


Box 2 

7 Charles Anderson correspondence, 1835-1860

8 Richard Clough Anderson letter, June 7,n.y.

9LarzAnderson correspondence 1823-1879. 

10 Mary Louisa Anderson correspondence, 1826-1856.

11 Allen Latham correspondence, 1823-1848.

12 Maria Anderson Latham and Allen Latham correspondence, 1813-1847.

13 Genealogical records of the Anderson, Dabney, Langhorne, and Thorntonfamilies.

14 Thomas Anderson correspondence and newspaper clippings.

15 John Ray Anderson correspondence and deed, 1831-1857.

16 Sarah Anderson Hendrick correspondence, 1818-1880.

17 Miscellaneous.

18 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1835-1880.