Taylor, James Added papers

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Taylor, James 

Title:  Added papers 

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

Size of Collection:  0.33 cubic feet 

Location Number:  Mss. A T243a 

Scope and Content Note 

Papers include correspondence, 1811-1879, between Taylor, his son James, and business clients regarding land claims, sales, and surveys; legal papers, 1799-1856, some regarding Newport; land papers, 1792-1884, containing indentures, deeds, and a broadside advertising the sale of James Taylor, Jr.’s lots in Newport; and maps, surveys, and plats, 1816-1878, of lots in Newport, the town of Taylorsville, Ky. downstream from Newport, and Taylor’s land on the Little Miami River. Miscellaneous financial and business papers, 1817-1881, include bonds, receipts, and estate appraisals. 

Folder List 

Box 1 

1 Correspondence, 1811-1879.

2 Legal papers, 1799-1856.

3 Land papers, 1792-1884.

4 Maps, surveys, and plats, 1816-1878.

5 Miscellaneous financial and business papers, 1817-1881.

6 Miscellaneous, 1826-1894. 

7 Booklet about the founding of Newport, Ky., 1963.