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Charters and articles of incorporation

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Louisville town charter

 Collection — Case 1
Identifier: 2022_062
Scope and Contents A holograph two-page document, written on recto and verso, signed by Thomas Jefferson, notes, "Whereas Sundry Inhabitants of the County of Kentucky [Kentucky was then a county of Virginia] have at great expense and hazard, settled themselves upon lands at the falls of Ohio" then places one thousand acres in the hands of trustees to "divide into Lots of an half acre each, with convenient streets and public lots, which shall be of the same is hereby established a town by the Name of...
Dates: May 1780