C-J 7-31-1898 GRC relics 1

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C-J 7-31-1898 GRC relics 1 - SEGTION & THE' COURIER-JOURNAL. A R E F C L -L...
SEGTION & THE' COURIER-JOURNAL. A R E F C L -L -L Y preserved la on ot Kentucky's Kentucky's oldest families. tmo: relic of other .days. Is a quaint Utile wine cheat. There is notb- notb- ft? fng remarkable In its appearance, since It looks very much like any ordinary box, and yet it is vastly different In that It Is historic, or it was construct- construct- d from the material of the cradle In which was rocked the Illustrious George Rogers Clark, and all of his brothers and sisters. From the decidedly substantial character character of the small chest, which Is of dark cherry wood, about eighteen inches 7vi fee In the ease of Clark's heirs ads. of Porterfleld now depending In the Supreme Court of the United State. "I am entirely satisfied with the additional additional fee which tb parties propose to rive me and shall write to Mr. Clark as you advise. The only reason I did not answer his letter or letters was that I could not for the soul of me decipher some Instruction it contained as to his address. "I wrote you fully In relation to the whole subject of this suit, a few davs before before the receipt of your letter by Mr. Pitts. That, letter Is no doubt received before this time, and will give you all the Information, I nope, which you sought. Very respectfully, yrs, etc., "J. i. CRITTENDEN. "Geo. Woolfolk, Esq." A letter from Mr. Owsley, folded and sealed with a bit of wax, without envelope envelope or stamp, bearing a Frankfort postmark, directed to Mr. Woolfork, reads thus: "Frankfort. Ky., Hst June. 1S. Dear Sir: Yours of the Si Int., together with one hundred dollars, which was Inclosed were handed to me this morning. I had tate from Learcy. Thurston and Armstrong Armstrong dated April, 1825. Other bills relating to the estate are as follows: George Woolfork, administrator of Geo. K. Clark, to Louisville Chancery Court, Dr. September, 1S3S, to filing answer ads. Breckinridge 19, order S3, 1 Step appearance appearance - I ss FlUns1 demand, arlfl. Hoi kin, administrator, administrator, order J5, appearance a, 1 step 26 October, order to withdraw demand 25, 1 step 2S M Total it 41 Attest: ALBERT T. BCRNLXT. Clerk. George Woolfork. administrator George R Clark, deceased, to Clerk Loulsvlile Chancery Court, Dr. Jan. 7. 1439. to appearance at suit, Holkin, administrator, K filing answer answer 10, order 25. step 5 I 4 June, to filing papers at suit, same II. Is Total , Attest: J. CI-ARK. CI-ARK. CI-ARK. C. I C C. Then there la the following order: The Commonwealth of Kentucky to the Sheriff of Jefferson County Court, greeting: greeting: We again command you to summon Mrs Mary Susan Fttshugh, widow of Clark Flishugh: Merl weather 8. Clark. George R. H. Clark and Jefferson K. Clark, heirs of William Clark, deceased, to appear appear before the Judge of our McCracken County Circuit Court at the court-house court-house court-house In Paducah on the first day of our next September term to answer a bill In chancery chancery exhibited against them by Robert Fletcher, and have then there this writ. Witness Braxton Small, Clerk of our said court, at the court-house court-house court-house aforesaid, Uss

Clipped from The Courier-Journal31 Jul 1898, SunPage 21

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky)31 Jul 1898, SunPage 21
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