A letter from H. Marshall...

Title

A letter from H. Marshall...

Subject

Two Constitutions

Description

A letter from H. Marshall and John Oberman, to Governor Isaac Shelby nominating Henry Watkins, Charles Railey, and Henry Fields, as Justices of the Peace for Buck Run [?] and Green Creek, KY. The governor's power to appoint local officials was transferred to county courts in the second Constitution, who presented him with two nomination lists from which to choose.

Creator

Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826 - Collector

Source

Isaac Shelby papers, 1765-1911

Date

1795

Relation


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Written Document Analysis (Source: NARA)
Photograph Analysis (Source: NARA)
Poster/Visual Analysis (Source: Bringing History Home)

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Identifier

KUKM-M590

Coverage

Building a New State (1780-1800)

Files

http://www.uky.edu/~eweig/OMEKA/newstateky/2constitutions/2constpics/const011.jpg

Collection

Citation

Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826 - Collector, “A letter from H. Marshall...,” Kyleidoscope: Explore Kentucky History Online, accessed February 1, 2023, https://kyleidoscope.omeka.net/items/show/3161.