History of Henderson County, Kentucky
by Edmund L. Starling
published in 1887
public domain material
POSTED BEGINNING 3-10-2004
Colonel Richard Henderson's land purchase Formation of Henderson County Early Outlaws First Settlers Wild Game, Birds and Animals Second Colony Great Revival of 1797 Establishment and Organization First Road First Tavern Rates First Emancipation First School First Grist Mill Hannah Dunn, wife of Captain Dunn Early Marriages
Slavery Trial of the Harpe Women Tobacco First Felony "Cold Friday" Audubon Cordelling Mistake in the Census Contempt of Court A Primitive Tramp Killed by Wolves The Cold Plague
First Convict to Penitentiary
"THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS" First Counterfeiter A Boom
some good reading on the history of the Commonwealth Bank
CITY OFFICIALS Henderson Newspapers A Bloody Legend.
Sketch of Big and Little Harpe.
Murder of Lemuel Cheaney
by Charles C. Carr.
The whipping of Cora Walker
COUNTY OFFICIALS COUNTY JUSTICES
FROM 1799 TO 1887
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