Grigsby Family Papers, 1818-1884

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Grigsby Family 

Title:  Papers, 1818-1884 

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

Size of Collection:  11 cubic feet 

Location Number:  Mss. A G857 

Scope and Content Note 

Collection includes the papers of Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby (1830-1891) of Traveller’s Rest near Danville, Ky.; her father Alfred Shelby (1804-1832), youngest son of Governor Isaac Shelby; her mother, Virginia Hart Shelby Breckinridge (1809-1859); her step father Reverend Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1800-1871); her husband, John Warren Grigsby (1818-1877); and a few papers of their children. Also included are papers of the allied Tobias Gibson(b. 1801) family of Ky. and La., and the Nathaniel Hart (1770-1844) and Arthur Hooe Wallace (1794-1878) families of Ky. 

Early correspondence, 1818-1859, includes letters of Charles S. Todd discussing revolutionary activity in South America, the election of 1828, and personal matters; family letters noting day to day activity; letters of introduction for Alfred Shelby written by Martin Van Buren and Henry Clay; Letitia Todd’s niece’s 1832 June 1 letter to Susan Shelby describing the death of Todd’s children from cholera; letters, 1833, to Virginia Shelby discussing the cholera epidemic in Ky.; and letters between the women of the family detailing plantation life and their activities, often mentioning slaves and their activities.  

Correspondence dated 1860-1865 concerns the secession crisis; attitudes toward secession; slavery; the Civil War in Ky.; confiscation of property and impressment of slave labor; John Grigsby’s military service in the Confederate Army; daily activities; and family news and events.  

Postwar correspondence regards family matters and day to day life.  

The papers of John Warren Grigsby contain family, personal, and business letters, 1838-1877, concerning his service as U.S. consul at Bordeaux, France, 1839-1849; his marriage to Susan P. Shelby; European travels; U.S. and Va. politics; and his service in the Confederate Army. 

The remainder of the collection include business accounts, legal papers, land papers, and genealogical material. 

 

Folder List 

 

Box 1  

1 Alfred Shelby correspondence, 1819.

2 Alfred Shelbycorrespondence, 1820. 

3 Alfred Shelbycorrespondence, 1821. 

4 Alfred Shelbycorrespondence, 1822-1823. 

5 Alfred Shelbycorrespondence, 1825-1826. 

6 Alfred Shelbycorrespondence, 1827. 

7 Alfred Shelbycorrespondence, 1828. 

8 Alfred Shelbycorrespondence, 1829-1830. 

9 Alfred Shelbycorrespondence, 1832. 

10 Alfred Shelbycorrespondence,n.d.  

10a Susanna Hart Shelby correspondence, 1827-1833.

10b Letter to Mrs. Sarah Shelby McDowell.

   

Box 2  

11 Alfred Shelby accounts, 1826-1827. 

12 Alfred Shelby accounts, 1828-1830. 

13 Alfred Shelby accounts, 1831-1832. 

14 Alfred Shelby Latin translation and exercises, and Greek exercise. 

14a Alfred Shelby compositions, 1819-1821.

15 Alfred Shelby questions and answers, 1820-1821.

16 Alfred Shelby miscellaneous papers.

16a John Shelby notebook.

16b Article about Isaac Shelby: First Governor of Kentucky-Hero of Three Wars.

16c Copy of the resolutions adopted by the mayor and common council of Detroit,  1944 Sept. 21, relative to Governor Isaac Shelby and his citizen army of Ky.   militia.  Copy of the resolutions adopted by the State Historical Society of Michigan,   1944 Sept. 2, relative to Governor Isaac Shelby and his citizen army of Ky. militia.  

16d Newspaper clippings about Isaac Shelby. 

   

Box 3  

17 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1827-1830.

18 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1831-1832.

19 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1833 Jan.-Aug.

20 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1833 Sept.-Dec.

21 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1834 Jan.-Mar.

22 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1834 Apr.-Sept.

23 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1834 Oct.-Dec.

24 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1835.

25 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1836 Jan.-July.

26 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1836 Aug.-Dec.

   

Box 4  

27 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1837.

28 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1838.

29 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1839.

30 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1840 Jan.-Aug. 15.

31 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1840 Aug. 16-Dec. 31.

32 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1841 Jan.-July.

33 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1841 Aug.-Dec.

34 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1842 Jan.-July.

35 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1842 Aug.-Dec.

   

Box 5 

36 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1843.

37 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1845.

38 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1846 Jan.-Mar.

39 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1846 Apr.-June.

40 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1846 July-Sept.

41 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1846 Oct.-Dec.

42 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1847 Jan.

43 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1847 Feb.

44 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence, 1847 Mar.  

45 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence,n.d.

46 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence,n.d.

47 Virginia Hart Shelby correspondence,n.d.

   

Box 6  

48 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1848.

49 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1849 Jan.-June.

50 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1849 July-Aug.

51 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1849 Sept.-Dec.

52 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1850 Jan.-Mar.

53 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1850 Apr.-Dec.

54 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1851 Jan.-Apr.

55 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1851 May. 

56 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1851 June.

57 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1851 July-Aug.

58 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1851 Sept.-Oct.

59 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1851 Nov.

60 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1851 Dec.

   

Box 7  

61 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1852 Jan.

62 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1852 Feb.

63 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1852 Mar.-Apr.

64 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1852 May. 

65 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1852 June.

66 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1852 July-Sept.

67 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1852 Oct.-Nov.

68 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1852 Dec.

69 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1853 Jan.-Mar.

70 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1853 Apr.-Dec.

   

Box 8  

71 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1854 Jan.-Mar.

72 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1854 Apr.-June.

73 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1854 July-Aug.

74 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1854 Sept.-Oct.

75 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1854 Nov.-Dec.

76 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1855 Jan.-Mar.

77 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1855 Apr.-June.

78 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1855 July-Sept.

79 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1855 Oct.-Dec.

   

Box 9  

80 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1856 Jan.-Feb.

81 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1856 Mar.-June.

82 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1856 July-Sept.

83 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1856 Oct.-Dec.

84 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1857 Jan.-Mar.

85 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1857 Apr.-June.

86 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1857 July-Sept. 

87 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1857 Oct.-Nov.

88 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1857 Dec.

89 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1858 Jan.-June.

90 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1858 July-Aug.

91 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1858 Sept.-Dec.

92 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1859 Jan.-Feb.

93 Virginia Hart Breckinridge correspondence, 1859 Mar.-May.

   

Box 10  

94 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge from her daughter, Susan Grigsby n.d. 

95 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge from her daughter, Susan  Grigsby n.d. 

96 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge from her daughter, Susan  Grigsby n.d. 

97 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge from her daughter, Susan  Grigsby n.d. 

98 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge from her daughter, Susan  Grigsby n.d. 

99 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge from her daughter, Susan  Grigsby n.d. 

100 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge from her daughter, Susan  Grigsby n.d. 

101 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge from her daughter, Susan  Grigsby n.d. 

102 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge from her daughter, Susan  Grigsby n.d. 

103 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge from her daughter, Susan  Grigsby n.d. 

   

Box 11  

104 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge, n.d., while residing in Lexington, 1847-1851. 

105 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge, n.d. ., while residing in Lexington, 1847-1851. 

106 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge, n.d. ., while residing in Danville, 1852-1859. 

107 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge, n.d.  

108 Correspondence to Virginia Hart Breckinridge, n.d.  

   

Box 12  

109 Virginia Hart Shelby accounts, 1833-1840. 

110 Virginia Hart Shelby accounts, 1845-1851. 

111 Virginia Hart Shelby accounts, 1852.

112 Virginia Hart Shelby accounts, 1853.

113 Virginia Hart Shelby accounts, 1854.

114 Virginia Hart Shelby accounts, 1855.

115 Virginia Hart Shelby accounts, 1856. 

116 Virginia Hart Shelby accounts, 1857-1858. 

117 Virginia Hart Shelby accounts,n.d.

118 Virginia Hart Shelby canceled checks. 

119 Virginia Hart Shelby legal and estate papers, 1852-1860.

120 Virginia Hart Shelby memoranda. 

121 Virginia Hart Shelby receipts.

122 Virginia Hart Shelby miscellaneous papers.

   

Box 13  

123 Robert J. Breckinridge (1800-1871)correspondence, 1845. 

124 Robert J. Breckinridge (1800-1871)correspondence, 1846. 

125 Robert J. Breckinridge (1800-1871)correspondence, 1847-1852. 

126 Robert J. Breckinridge (1800-1871)correspondence, 1853-1856, andn.d.  

127 W. L. Breckinridge, Jr. letter.

128 Robert J. Breckinridge (1800-1871) accounts, 1847-1850. 

129 Robert J. Breckinridge (1800-1871) accounts, 1851-1852. 

130 Robert J. Breckinridge (1800-1871) accounts, 1853.

131 Robert J. Breckinridge (1800-1871) accounts, 1854.

132 Robert J. Breckinridge (1800-1871) accounts, 1855-1858. 

133 Robert J. Breckinridge (1800-1871) miscellaneous papers, 1846-1857.

133a Robert J. Breckinridge (1800-1871) family record.

   

Box 14  

134 Isaac Shelby (d. 1848) papers.

135 Alfred Shelby composition, 1847 Dec. 10.

135a Mary Shelby compositions.

136 Susan Preston Shelby correspondence, 1842.

137 Susan Preston Shelby correspondence, 1845.

138 Susan Preston Shelby correspondence, 1846 Jan.-Mar.

139 Susan Preston Shelby correspondence, 1846 Apr.-Dec.

140 Susan Preston Shelby correspondence, 1847.

141 Susan Preston Shelby correspondence, 1848.

142 Susan Preston Shelby correspondence, 1849.

143 Susan Preston Shelby correspondence, 1850.

   

Box 15  

144 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1851 Jan.-June.

145 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1851 July-Dec.

146 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1852.

147 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1853 Jan.-Mar.

148 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1853 Apr.-June.

149 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1853 July-Aug.

150 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1853 Sept.-Dec.

151 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1854 Jan.-July.

152 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1854 Aug.-Dec.

153 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1855.

154 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1856 Jan.-June.

155 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1856 July-Dec.

   

Box 16  

156 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1857 Jan.-Mar.

157 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1857 Apr.-June.

158 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1857 Aug.-Sept.

159 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1857 Oct.-Dec.

160 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1858 Jan.-June.

161 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1858 July-Sept.

162 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1858 Oct.-Dec.

163 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1859 Jan.-June.

164 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1859 July-Sept.

165 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1859 Oct.-Dec.

   

Box 17  

166 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1860 Jan.-June.

167 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1860 July-Sept.

168 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1860 Oct.-Dec.

169 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1861 Jan.-Feb.

170 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1861 Mar.-June.

171 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1861 July-Dec.

172 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1862 Jan.-June.

173 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1862 July-Oct.

174 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1862 Nov.

175 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1862 Dec.

176 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1863 Jan.

177 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1863 Feb.

178 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1863 Mar.-June.

179 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1863 July-Sept.

180 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1863 Oct.-Dec.

   

Box 18  

181 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1864 Jan.-June.

182 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1864 July-Dec.

183 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1865 Jan.-Mar.

184 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1865 Apr.-Dec.

185 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1866.

186 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1868.

187 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1869.

188 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1870.

189 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1871.

190 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1873.

191 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1874.

192 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1875.

193 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1876.

194 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1877 Jan.-Mar.

195 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1877 Apr.

196 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1877 May-June.

197 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1877 Sept.-Dec.

   

Box 19  

198 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1878 Jan.-June.

199 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1878 July-Dec.

200 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1879 Jan.-June.

201 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1879 July-Dec.

202 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1880 Jan.-June.

203 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1880 July-Dec.

204 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1881 Jan.

205 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1881 Feb.

206 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1881 Mar.-Apr.

207 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1881 May-June.

208 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1881 July-Sept.

209 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1881 Oct.-Dec.

   

Box 20  

210 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1882 Jan.-Apr.

211 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1882 May-Dec.

212 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1883 Jan.-Apr.

213 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1883 May-June.

214 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1883 July-Dec.

215 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, 1884.

216 Correspondence to Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby from her mother, Virginia Hart  Shelby Breckinridge, n.d.  

217 Correspondence to Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby from her mother, Virginia Hart  Shelby Breckinridge, n.d.  

218 Correspondence to Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby from her mother, Virginia Hart Shelby Breckinridge, n.d.  

219 Correspondence to Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby from her mother, Virginia Hart  Shelby Breckinridge, n.d.  

   

Box 21 

220 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence,n.d.

221 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence,n.d.

222 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence,n.d.

223 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence,n.d.

224 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence,n.d.

225 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence,n.d.

226 Correspondence from Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby to “Sarah” describing  Traveller’s Rest.  

226a Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby correspondence, incomplete.  

   

Box 22  

227 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1848-1850. 

228 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1851-1855. 

229 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1856-1859. 

230 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1860-1862. 

231 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1863.

232 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1864-1865. 

233 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1866-1869. 

234 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1870.

235 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1871-1872. 

236 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1873.

237 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1874.

238 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1875-1876. 

239 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1877-1878. 

240 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1879.

241 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1880-1881. 

242 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts, 1882-1884. 

243 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby accounts,n.d.

244 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby canceled checks, 1853-1889. 

   

Box 23  

245 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby land papers, 1854-1881. 

246 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby legal papers, 1851-1881.

247 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby legal papers.Account with Central National Bank of Danville, 1874-1880. 

248 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby receipts for horses and mules confiscated by the  Union Army during the Civil War, 1862-1865.  

249 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby miscellaneous papers.

249a Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby hotel menus, 1848.Funeral notices, 1852-1867.  Miscellaneous printed material.  

250 Susan Preston Shelby Grigsby memoranda.

251 Sarah Gibson Humphreys, Historic Homes and families of the Bluegrass Country: “Traveler’s Rest.” 

252 Sarah Gibson Humphreys: incomplete article on Traveler’s Rest. 

   

Box 24  

253 Grigsby family records.

254 John Warren Grigsby biographical material. 

255 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1838-1849. 

256 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1850. 

257 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1851. 

258 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1852 Jan.-Aug. 

259 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1852 Sept.-Dec. 

260 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1853 Jan.-June. 

261 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1853 July-Dec. 

262 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1854. 

   

Box 25  

263 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1855 Jan.-June. 

264 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1855 July-Dec. 

265 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1856 Jan.-July. 

266 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1856 Aug.-Dec. 

267 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1857 Jan.-June. 

268 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1857 July-Dec. 

269 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1858 Jan.-May. 

270 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1858 June-Dec. 

   

Box 26  

271 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1859 Jan.-June. 

272 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1859 July-Dec. 

273 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1860 Jan.-June. 

274 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1860 July-Dec. 

275 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1861. 

276 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1862. 

277 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1863-1865. 

278 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1866. 

279 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1867. 

280 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1868 Jan.-June. 

281 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1868 July-Dec. 

   

Box 27  

282 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1869. 

283 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1870. 

284 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1871. 

285 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1872. 

286 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1873. 

287 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1874. 

288 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1875. 

289 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1876. 

290 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, 1877. 

   

Box 28  

291 John Warren Grigsby correspondence from his wife, n.d.  

292 John Warren Grigsby correspondence from his wife, n.d.  

293 John Warren Grigsby correspondence, n.d.  

   

Box 29  

294 John Warren Grigsby accounts as U.S. consul at Bordeaux, France, 1841-1850.

295 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1852.

296 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1853.

297 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1854.

298 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1855.

299 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1856.

300 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1857.

301 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1858.

302 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1859.

303 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1860.

304 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1861.

305 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1862.

306 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1863.

307 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1864-1865. 

   

Box 30  

308 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1867.

309 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1868.

310 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1869.

311 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1870 Jan.-Mar.

312 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1870 Apr.-June.

313 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1870 July-Sept.

314 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1870 Oct.-Dec.

315 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1871 Jan.

316 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1871 Feb.-June.

317 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1871 July-Sept.

318 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1871 Oct.-Dec.

319 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1872 Jan.-Mar.

320 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1872 Apr.-June.

321 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1872 July-Sept.

322 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1872 Oct.-Dec.

 

Box 31  

323 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1873 Jan.-Apr.

324 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1873 Apr.-June.

325 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1873 July-Sept.

326 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1873 Oct.-Dec.

pkg. a 326 Virginia Shelby Grigsby scrapbook, 1878.  

327 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1874 Jan.-Feb.

328 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1874 Mar.-June.

329 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1874 July. 

330 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1874 Aug.-Dec.

331 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1875 Jan.-June.

332 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1875 July-Dec.

333 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1876.

334 John Warren Grigsby accounts, 1877.

335 John Warren Grigsby accounts, n.d.

   

Box 32  

Canceled checks, 1851-1876. 

   

Box 33  

337 John Warren Grigsby commissions, 1859-1869.

338 John Warren Grigsby land papers, 1847-1851.

339 John Warren Grigsby legal papers, 1851-1875.

340 John Warren Grigsby legal papers: Charles S. Brent v. Edmund H. Taylor, Jr.  and Isaac Shelby . . .  

341 John Warren Grigsby legal papers: John Warren Grigsby v. E. G. Stagg et al. 

342 John Warren Grigsby military papers, 1861-1865.

343 John Warren Grigsby political papers, 1868-1876.

344 John Warren Grigsby papers about horses, 1852-1862.

345 John Warren Grigsby papers about cattle.

346 John Warren Grigsby slavery documents.

347 John Warren Grigsby invitations.

348 John Warren Grigsby miscellaneous papers.

349 John Warren Grigsby will, 1857 Mar. 18. 

350 John Warren Grigsby obituary notice and newspaper clippings.

351/1 Memorandum book of expenses, 1867 Jan. 1- 1870 Dec. 29. 

351/2 Memorandum book of expenses, 1875 Jan. 1- 1876 Dec. 25. 

351a Bank book with Central National Bank, 1870 Jan. 18-1877 Feb. 24.  

   

Box 34  

 352 Virginia Grigsby correspondence, 1871-1892.  

353 Virginia Grigsby school report and exercises, 1869 and n.d.Cash book, 1871. 

354 Hart Grigsby correspondence, 1873-1875.

355 Hart Grigsby correspondence, 1876.

356 Hart Grigsby correspondence, 1878.

357 Hart Grigsbycorrespondence, 1881-1883, andn.d.  

358 Hart Grigsby miscellaneous papers.

359 Cadet Grigsby reports from Virginia Military Institute, 1858. 

360 Louisiana Grigsby correspondence, 1883-1884  Accounts. Compositions. 

361 Susan Preston Grigsby correspondence, 1880 and n.d.  

362 Susan Grigsby correspondence, 1861 and n.d. 

   

Box 35  

363 Gibson family papers: Family record.  Correspondence, 1850-1864.  Funeral notice of Robert Breckinridge Gibson, 1845 June 9.

364 Gibson family correspondence, 1876-1893. 

365 Nathaniel Hart miscellaneous papers. 

366 Nathaniel Hart, Jr. correspondence, 1836-1846.  

367 Nathaniel Hart, Jr. correspondence, 1847-1852.  

368 Nathaniel Hart, Jr. accounts, 1837-1851.  Miscellaneous papers, 1847-1851.  

369 William Preston Hart correspondence, 1833-1863. 

370 Miscellaneous Hart family papers. 

371 Letitia Preston Hart Wallace correspondence, 1842-1862.  

372 Letter from William Wallace to Arthur H. Wallace, 1864 Sept. 7.  

373 Francis Preston: Sketch of the Preston family.  

374 Miscellaneous family letters, 1830-1882. 

375 Miscellaneous accounts, 1830-1883.  

376 William Preston (1729-1783) memorial, 1780 Mar. 29. 

377 Anonymous manuscript about slave labor in Ky.

378 Samuel McCollock letter to Drs. Welford and Carter, 1801 Apr. 16, gives  instructions on preparing ginseng.  

379 Graves Mill Turnpike Road subscription book, 1859. 

380 M.P. Taylor correspondence with the Reverend Lewis W. Burton, Bishop of  Lexington, and others about her service as House Mother and art teacher at  Ashland Seminary in Versailles, 1902-1903.