The Filson Historical Society
1818-1828, 2 items.
This collection consists of two letters addressed to Charles A. Wickliffe of Bardstown, Kentucky. One, dated Jan. 7, 1818, from William Henry Harrison in Washington discusses Harrison's nephew, Benjamin Harrison, and certain "conveyances." The other letter was written by Andrew Jackson, August 2, 1828, at the Hermitage in Tennessee and concerns Jackson's opinions of the current administration and their "ignorance of the american character."
ca. 1820s, 4 items.
Political posters attacking and supporting C.A. Wickliffe and his record during his terms in the Kentucky House of Representatives; charges include bribery, lying, and attempting to ruin an opponents campaign.
1826-1863, 8 items.
Papers include a 17 Aug. 1840 letter to Governor James T. Morehead seeking his opinion of when Robert P. Letcher should be sworn in as governor; a 25 July 1842 letter of introduction to J.L. Grayham for three commissioners of the French government studying American postal regulations and making arrangements for steamboat service between the U.S. and France; a 13 Nov. 1860 letter to Lewis E. Harvie suggesting a grand mass convention of all Kentuckians opposed to the disunion movement and hoping that Kentucky will proclaim it will stand by the Union or perish with it; a 22 Sept. 1861 letter to General Robert Anderson recommending Joseph Brown for the position of quartermaster at New Haven; a 3 May 1862 letter to H.S. Randall discussing the growth of wool; and a 29 Jan. 1863 subscription list for copies of Wickliffe's speech in opposition to the bill to raise black regiments.
Kentucky Department for Libraries and
1839-1840, approximately 1.5 cubic feet.
Gubernatorial papers. Finding aid in repository.
In the Appointments by the governor - military appointments, 1840, 0.1 cubic foot.
This file documents Governor Charles Wickliffe's role as commander-in-chief of the Kentucky militia and his power to appoint and commission Kentucky militia officers to the rank of lieutenant or above. This is one commission of an officer in the Kentucky Militia.
In the Beckham-Wickliffe collection, 1818-1974, 0
.95 cubic foot, and 2 volumes.
These are papers of the family of Governor J. C. W. Beckham including his grandfather Governor Charles Wickliffe. These were collected by Governor Beckham's daughter, Eleanor. Among the Wickliffe papers are an 1818 political letter to Wickliffe from William Henry Harrison and an 1828 political letter to Wickliffe from Andrew Jackson. Other items include a copy of Wickliffe's will; a copy of a survey for the Wickland estate near Bardstown established by Governor Wickliffe.
In the Kentucky Governor (1839-1840: Wickliffe), Governor's official correspondence file, 1839-1840, 0.1 cubic foot.
These are incoming letters to Governor Charles Wickliffe which document administrative activities of the chief executive. Included are letters from the superintendent of public instruction to Bishop Flaget of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bardstown, requesting support for the common school system, and from the secretary of state to the president of the Bank of Kentucky concerning state financial matters.
In the Kentucky Governor (1836-1839: Clark),
Governor's official correspondence file - enrolled bills, 1836-1839), 3 volumes, and 3 microfilm reels.
Two of the volumes contain some bills signed by Acting Governor Charles Wickliffe.
In the Kentucky Governor (1839-1840: Wickliffe), Governor's official correspondence file - enrolled bills, 1839-1840, 1 volume and 1 microfilm reel.
In the Kentucky Governor (1839-1840: Wickliffe), Governor's official correspondence file - executive journal, 1839-1840), 1 volume and 1 partial microfilm reel.
In the Kentucky Governor (1839-1840: Wickliffe), Governor's official correspondence file - letter book, 1839-1840, 1 volume and 1 partial microfilm reel.
This book contains transcripts of official letters to and from Governor Charles Wickliffe during his term in office. Included is a reply to the request of the governor of North Carolina for information on the Kentucky State Penitentiary and on the Lunatic Asylum, in which Governor Wickliffe describes the functions and facilities of both of these institutions. Also in this volume is the transcription of one official letter from Governor John J. Crittenden to the directors of the Southern Bank of Kentucky, dated July 1850.
In the Kentucky Governor (1839-1840: Wickliffe), Governor's official correspondence file - petitions for pardons and remissions, 1839-1840, 0.2 cubic foot.
These files document Governor Charles Wickliffe's use of the governor's power and privilege to pardon convicts and to remit fines. Included are requests for pardons and remissions of fines for such crimes as breach of the peace and keeping a tippling house to assault and murder.
Kentucky Historical Society Library
1830-1859, 3 items.
This collection consists of three letters, dated 1830-1859, of Charles A. Wickliffe. The letter dated July 14, 1830, was written by Wickliffe to Capt. William Taylor, Ballardsville (Oldham County), Kentucky, and concerns political matters. A second letter, dated Feb. 5, 1835, written by Wickliffe to Corneles Commiges of Philadelphia discusses financial matters. The third letter written on Nov. 25, 1859 by Wickliffe to the editor of the Bardstown (Ky.) Gazette provides an eyewitness account of the Battle of the Thames and the killing of Tecumseh.
In the Haycraft Family Papers, ca. 1808-1915, 134 items.
Persons represented include C.A. Wickliffe.
Library of Congress
1862, 2 items.
Letters from C.A. Wickliffe.
In the Wyse-Wickliffe-Phillips Family Papers, 1810-1894, 250 items.
Persons represented include C.A. Wickliffe.
New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
January 11, 1844. 1 official letter.
Finding aid in repository.
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