Sanders family : papers, 1804-1979.

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Sanders family. Sanders family : papers, 1804-1979.

Sanders family : papers, 1804-1979.

Papers include correspondence, diaries, journals, business accounts, and ledgers, legal documents, farm journals, miscellaneous papers, genealogical data, and scrapbooks relating to Lewis Sanders and his family's farming endeavors in Fayette County, Ky., and at Grass Hills in Carroll County, Ky. Correspondence includes Lewis Sanders' and other family members letters discussing agricultural and financial issues; horse racing and breeding; breeding of shorthorn cattle and merino sheep; family matters; travel; national, state, and local politics; and the Civil War. Later correspondence, predominately Miss Ann V. Parker's, discusses Carroll County history, genealogy, and family history. Business papers include receipts and accounts detailing the management of the farm, sale and purchase of livestock, and the sale of their tobacco crop. Mary Sanders' and Anna J. Sanders' journals, 1857-1871, detail their daily activities, weather conditions, family activities, and farm work. Miscellaneous papers include broadsides from Lewis Sanders' candidacy to represent Carroll and Gallatin counties in the 1850 constitutional convention; an undated broadside for the Ku Klux Klan (1860s); and other documents relating to elections in Carroll County. Also included are genealogical papers compiled by Anna V. Parker on the Butler, Carter, Carey, Craig, Nicholas, Parker, Sanders, and other families. Lewis Sanders' scrapbooks contain a large amount ot 19th century newspaper clippings regarding national and state politics, agriculture, poetry, and humor.

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