Scott, Charles, 1739-1813

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Charles Scott was a soldier, politician, and governor of Kentucky, 1808-1812. These journals were kept by officers serving in his command during the Northwest Indian Wars, 1793-1794.

From the description of Journals, 1793-1794. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324760

Governor of Kentucky and army officer.

From the description of Charles Scott correspondence, 1803 August 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980421

Governor, Soldier.

Charles Scott, a Virginia native, served as a non-commissioned officer under George Washington during the French and Indian War, later rising to the rank of brigadier general during the Revolutionary War. He was with the Continental Army at Valley Forge, Trenton, Germantown, Monmouth, and Stony Point. He moved to Kentucky in 1785, after being chosen by the Virginia General Assembly to appoint superintentents and surveyors in the western lands. He served as Woodford County's representative to the Virginia House of Delegates. From 1791 to 1794 Scott took part in general expeditions against the Indians, including those with General Arthur St. Clair (1736-1818) and Antony Wayne (1745-1796), serving as head of the Kentucky Volunteers. From 1808 to 1812, Scott served as governor of Kentucky.

From the description of Charles Scott papers, 1777-1828, 1790-1813 (bulk dates). (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 14698652

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referencedIn Brown, Eli Huston, 1907-1974,. Eli Huston Brown Collection, 1773-1941. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1808-1812 : Scott). Executive journal, 1808-1812. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1808-1812 : Scott). Military correspondence, 1812. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
creatorOf Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. Letter, Wilderness, 1785 May 11 [to] General Charles Scott. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Scott, Charles, 1739-1813. Charles Scott correspondence, 1803 August 26. Library of Congress
creatorOf Dunlap, John, 1747-1812. ALS, 1807 April 28 : Philadelphia, to General Scott, Lexington, Kentucky. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: frontier wars papers, 1754-1885. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1808-1812 : Scott). Appointments by the governor - military appointments, 1808-1812. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts : Thomas Sumter papers, 1763-1885. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Clark, Jonathan, 1750-1811. Draper manuscripts: Jonathan Clark papers, 1728-1810. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Randolph, Beverley, 1754-1797. Letter to Brig-Gen. Charles Scott [manuscript] 1791 March 25. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Eubank, James T. Papers, 1809-1814 bulk 1813-1814. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Hobson, Edward Henry, 1825-1901. Edward Henry Hobson papers, 1787-1899. University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891. Draper manuscripts: Draper's notes, 1841-1868. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Virginia. [Account book] [microform] : [the state of Virginia in account with officers of the Army of the Revolution] / Gen. Scott. Presbyterian Historical Society, PHS
referencedIn Butler, Mann, 1784-1852. Letter, 1834 Feb. 9. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796. Letters and appointment, 1792-1795. Newberry Library
creatorOf Edwards, Ninian, 1775-1833. Papers, 1800-1835. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. Letter, ca. 1792, Ft. Washington [Ohio?], to Charles Scott. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Love, James Young, 1797-1876. James Young Love : papers, 1785-1820. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1808-1812 : Scott). Appointments by the governor - civil appointments, 1809-1812. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
creatorOf Scott, Charles, 1739-1813. Charles Scott papers, 1777-1828, 1790-1813 (bulk dates). University of Kentucky Libraries
creatorOf Scott, Charles, 1739-1813. Journals, 1793-1794. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: Simon Kenton papers, 1755-1836. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1808-1812 : Scott). Enrolled bills, 1808-1811. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1808-1812 : Scott). Governor's correspondence, 1809-1812. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
creatorOf Scott, Charles, 1739-1813. Letter from Charles Scott, Frankfort, Kentucky, to Colonel Robert Poage, Mason County, Kentucky : autograph manuscript signed, 1812 August 24. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
creatorOf Kentucky Board of War. Letter : Danville, [Ky.], to the commanding officer of Mason County, [Ky.], 1791 July 5. Newberry Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume 13, Miscellany, 1771-1832. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1808-1812 : Scott). Apprehension of fugitives from justice papers, 1810-1812. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
referencedIn Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826. Isaac Shelby : papers, 1760-1839. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Russell, William, 1758-1825. William Russell : miscellaneous papers, 1799-1812. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1808-1812 : Scott). Executive minute book, 1808-1813. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1808-1812 : Scott). Subunit history. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1808-1812 : Scott). Land grant, 1810. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
referencedIn Charles Scott Commission, 29 December 1790. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Taylor-Cannon family. Taylor-Cannon family papers, 1741-1949. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Bodley family. Bodley family papers, 1773-1939. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Eubank, James T. Papers, 1809-1814 (bulk 1813-1814). Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
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Middle West
Kentucky
Kentucky
Kentucky
Newport (Ky.)
Subject
Frontier and pioneer life
Land tenure
Cherokee Indians
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
Gold mines and mining
Fugitive slaves
Arsenals
Indians of North America--Wars
Indians of North America--Wars--1790-1794
Wayne's Campaign, 1794
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Governors
Soldiers
Army officers
Governors--Kentucky
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Birth 1739

Death 1815-10-22

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