Todd family : papers, 1786-1967.

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Todd family. Todd family : papers, 1786-1967.

Todd family : papers, 1786-1967.

Includes correspondence, a journal, genealogies, certificates, wills, bills of sale, deeds, land grants, business papers, Freemason material, and photographs. Correspondence, 1802-1967, of the Todd and Shelby families concerns politics, the Mexican War, Civil War, business and land affairs, Freemasons, and family matters. Correspondents include Charles Stewart Todd, Letitia Shelby Todd, Thomas Todd, Cassius M. Clay, Humphrey Marshall, J. Proctor Knott, General William Preston, Benjamin Edwards Grey, Thomas Anderson, Colonel William Wallace Smith Bliss, General Walter C. Whitaker, Isaac Shelby Todd, and others. Genealogical materials cover the Anderson, Beale, Clark, Field, Griffith, Howard, McClanahan, Potter, Shelby, Strother, Thomas, Todd, Townsend, and Watkins families. Additional material includes photographs of members of the Shelby, Todd, McClanahan, Griffith, and Watkins families; "Stockdale," the Todd family home in Shelby County, Ky.; and ruins of "Travellers Rest," the Shelby home in Lincoln County, Ky. Newspaper articles concern Isaac Shelby, Charles Stewart Todd, Thomas Todd, Doctor Ephraim McDowell, and other family members. Miscellaneous items include pamphlets on General Evan Shelby, the battle of King's Mountain, and "Isaac Shelby and the Genet Mission."

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