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William Fleming Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0009

Scope and Contents

Contains miscellaneous papers, 23 documents, photocopies from microfilm, a medical journal dated 1765, and an account book. Includes items of Col. William Fleming and the Fleming family, including the diaries of Col. Fleming, 1782-1790, with accounts of his trips to Kentucky; Fleming's journal of the first Kentucky convention, 1784-1785, of which he was chairman; c.250 letters to and from Fleming and his family about business, Kentucky land claims, and family affairs; commissions, wills, land surveys, and other legal papers.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1755-1833


Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.


435 Item

1 Reels (1 microfilm reel. Contains index.)

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Separated Materials

The medical journal in this collection is housed in Oversize Drawer 26. A user-copy is housed on the shelf with the other materials.

A physical index of people's names in the collection and a box of notecards detailing each item is housed on the shelf with the other materials.
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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA