Todd, Charles Stewart (1791-1871) Papers, 1808-1871

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871 

Title:  Papers, 1808-1871 

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

Size of Collection:  1 cubic foot 

Location Number:  Mss. A T633 

Scope and Content Note 

Collection consists of correspondence; papers concerning investment in Minn. lands; Todd’s sketch of the life of Isaac Shelby; a muster roll, 1813, of the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers for service under William Henry Harrison; dates of commissions of general and field officers of Ky. troops in the War of 1812; Todd’s map of the Battle of the Thames; and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings containing biographical data on Todd. 

Correspondence consists of twenty-six letters, 1808-1816, to Todd from his father Judge Thomas Todd about his education, service in the War of 1812, and family affairs; letters between him and his wife, Letitia Shelby Todd; political letters from members of the Whig Party during the presidential campaign of Zachary Taylor; letters, 1861-1871, to Dr. Charles H. Todd from Todd, Letitia Todd, and Letitia Todd Carter; letters to Judge Thomas Todd from Isaac Shelby and others; and a 1790 letter from Harry Innes to George Muter. Other correspondents include Henry Clay, John J. Crittenden, J. Madison Cutts, John Maxwell, James Monroe, Charles B. Penrose, and Albert Pike. 

Collection also includes a scrapbook of sketches about the civil and the military services of William Henry Harrison. 

Folder List 

Box 1 

1 Letter form Harry Innes to George Muter, 1790 May 10.Memorandum on the Innes family.

2 Correspondence from Thomas Todd to Charles Stewart Todd, 1808-1816. 

3 Correspondence, 1808-1840.

4 Correspondence from Isaac Shelby to Thomas Todd, and Charles S. Todd, 1814-1825. Copy of a letter from John Sevier to Isaac Shelby. Senate bill about the Revolutionary services of Isaac Shelby. Sketch of the life of Isaac Shelby, by Charles Stewart Todd. 

5 Correspondence, 1847-1849.

6 Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd, 1836-1843. 

7 Correspondence from Letitia Shelby Todd to Charles Stewart Todd, 1839-1859. 

8 Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd, 1842-1843. 

9 Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd, 1847. 

10 Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd, 1848 Mar.-May.

11 Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd, 1848 June.

12 Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd, 1848 July-Sept. 

 

Box 2 

13 Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd, 1848 Oct. 

14 Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd, 1848 Nov.-Dec. 

15 Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd, 1849 Feb.-Oct. 

16 Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd, 1849 Nov.-Dec. 

17 Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd, 1863-1867. 

18 Land grant to Charles Stewart Todd, 1853 Apr. 15.List of certificates of location for military land warrants, 1853 July 22.Correspondence to Charles Stewart Todd about lands, 1850-1860. Note to Evan Shelby, 1856 Mar. 14. Tax receipts for Minn. lands, 1854-1856. 

19 Map of the Battle of the Thames. List of dates of commissions and residences of field and general officers. Muster roll of 76 officers and number of troops enrolled in 1813 Aug. by Governor Shelby. 

20 Kentucky Reporter Extra (pamphlet): Governor Shelby and General Jackson at the Chickasaw Treaty, 1828 Oct. Kentucky Advocate Extra, 1828 July 14. Reporter “Spanish Affairs,” 1820 June 7. 

21 Correspondence to Charles H. Todd. Will of Charles Stewart Todd. Obituary notice of Letitia Todd. Obituary notice of Charles Stewart Todd. Receipt and note. 

22 Sketch map of Charles H. Todd’s route from Va. to Ky. after the Confederate surrender in1865. 

 

Box 3 

Scrapbook containing sketches of the civil and military services of William Henry Harrison.