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Matthew Thomson Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap38 Oversize

Scope and Contents

Journal, 1820-1858, of Matthew Thomson, Sheriff and Justice of the Peace of Clark County, Ky. and his son Sanford Thomson. Entries concern the records of sheriff and justice of the peace; genealogical information concerning the Thomson, Whaley, Bigger, Haynie, Wilkerson, Daniel and Hay families; weather reports and record that an earthquake occurred 15 July 1824; land surveys; remedies for cancer, dropsy and scurvy; lists of slaves and their children with birth dates; marriage, birth and death dates of various residents of Clark County; and lists of Tory officers and information on regulators. 168 p. : bound volume ; 37 cm.

Journal of Matthew Thomson 1820-1858, Justice of the Peace, Clark County, Kentucky in Swem Library’s microforms area, 1 reel, call number  CS71 .T47 1820

Dates

  • 1773-1839

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

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Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

When available, microfilm, photocopies, digital surrogates, or other reproductions must be used in place of original documents.
Title
Guide to the Matthew Thomson Journal
Author
Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-08-16
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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