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MS10-37 Wadesboro Land Purchase Records

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Wadesboro Land Purchase Records

Collection Title: Wadesboro Land Purchase Records

Series Number: MS10-37

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on June 15, 2010.

Date Listed: June 15, 2010

Date Span: 1825-1826

Size of Collection: 0.10 linear feet.

Number of Boxes: 1 legal size file folder; 6 items.

Type of Material: Records.

Condition of Material: Good.

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.

Biographical / Historical Information: A land office at Wadesboro was authorized by the Kentucky State Legislature in 1822 and the first land purchases were entered in 1825.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of 8x10 inch photographic prints of land purchase records issued at Wadesboro, Kentucky, via the governor’s office in Frankfort, from 1825 to 1826. The purchasers of the land, as listed on the documents, are Augustine Bowder, Nathanial H. Buckley and Benjamin Carr.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Land titles – Registration and transfer – Kentucky – Calloway County.

Additional Sources: See Histories and Biographies of Ballard, Calloway, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, McCracken and Marshall Counties, Kentucky by J. H. Battle, W. H. Perrin and G. C. Kniffen.