Hill Family Papers, 1828-1907

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Hill Family 

Title:  Papers, 1828-1907 

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

Size of Collection:  0.66 cubic feet 

Location Number:  Mss. A H646 

Scope and Content Note 

Papers include a record of a charge against William Hill in 1828 and a list of his slaves; papers of Jesse P. Hill, merchant of New Castle, consisting of correspondence, 1856-1871, from relatives in Mo. and others; accounts, 1850-1876; and miscellaneous papers, 1850-1868; letters to Fannie Hill, 1868-1872; correspondence of Henrietta (Hill) Gardner, 1859-1892, and her daughter, Martha (Gardner) Ogburn Crabb, including a letter from Judge John D. Carroll; papers of other family members; and miscellaneous receipts of residents of Henry County, 1830-1868. 

Folder List 

Box 1 

1 Record of a charge against William Hill for recording a memorial of deed from O. Cheatham, 1828.A list of William Hill’s slaves, 1779-1841. 

2 Jesse P. Hill correspondence, 1856-1859.

3 Jesse P. Hill correspondence, 1860-1864.

4 Jesse P. Hill correspondence, 1865.

5 Jesse P. Hill correspondence, 1869-1871.

6 Jesse P. Hill accounts, 1850-1855.

7 Jesse P. Hill accounts, 1838-1849.

8 Jesse P. Hill accounts, 1856-1859.

9 Jesse P. Hill accounts, 1860-1863.

10 Jesse P. Hill accounts, 1864.

11 Jesse P. Hill accounts, 1865.

12 Jesse P. Hill accounts, 1866-1869.

13 Jesse P. Hill accounts, 1872-1876.

14 Jesse P. Hill miscellaneous papers, 1850-1868.

15 Fannie Hill correspondence, 1868-1869.

16 Fannie Hill correspondence, 1870.

17 Fannie Hill correspondence, 1871.

18 Fannie Hill correspondence, 1872 and n.d. 


Box 2 

19 Poem by a Union soldier bearing the name of Miss Alice Hill on the reverse.

20 P. M. Hill receipts, 1833-1834.

21 Powell Hill papers, 1852-1868.

22 Rhoda Hill: certificate of stock in the Louisville and Frankfort Railroad Co., 1860Nov. 23.

23 Russell Hill papers, 1833-1837.

24 Henrietta (Hill) Gardner correspondence, 1859-1892.

25 Hattie Gardner correspondence, 1892.

26 Martha Ogburn Crabb correspondence, 1885-1907. 

26a Attendance record of Martha F. Gardner’s class in school at Turner’s Station,1890-1891.

27 John C. Ireland correspondence and social invitations.

28 Miscellaneous receipts, etc., 1830-1839.

29 Miscellaneous receipts, etc., 1846-1849.

30 Miscellaneous receipts, etc., 1850-1859.

31 Miscellaneous receipts, etc., 1860-1868.

32 Miscellaneousmemoranda. 

pkg. 33 Arithmetic of Jesse P. Hill, 1829-1831.