Simon Kenton contracts

Simon Kenton contracts

Dates: 1780-1805

Handwritten and signed contracts dated 15 June 1780, 1 August 1792, and 6 April 1805. Two contracts concern land acquisitions. The third is an agreement with Mason County, Kentucky authorities to construct a grist mill.

  • Extent: 3 items (4 p.)
  • Creator: Kenton, Simon, 1755-1836
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1217
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Simon Kenton contracts must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1217; Simon Kenton contracts; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1217, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Kenton, Simon, 1755-1836; Agriculture; Agriculture and Natural Resources; Flour mills--Kentucky; Kentucky--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
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Finding Aid Title
Kenton (Simon) contracts
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:43-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

American explorer, land owner, and general in the Ohio Militia.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts