1838-39 City Directory Appendix - Lexington (Fayette) KY

Appendix
From the
Directory of the City of Lexington
and County of Fayette
For 1838 & '39
by Julius P. Bolivar Mac Cabe
Lexington: Printed by J.C. Noble, Nos. 6&7, Hunt's Row
1838

Banks | Fayette Bar | Courts | Churches | Fire Companies | City Hospital | Insurance | Literary Societies |
Lodges | Lunatic Asylum | Municipal Officers | Post Office | Military Companies | Newspapers | Notary Publics |
Orphan Society | Physians and Surgeons | Railroads | Schools, Academies | Stages and Railroads |
Sunday Schools | Temperance Society| Transylvania University | Typographical Society

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Municipal Officers

Meet on the first Thursday of each month.
JAMES G. McKINMEY, --Mayor
COUNCILMEN.
Harry I. Bodley,
John Brennan,
Joseph G. Chinn,
Michael Gough,
Joseph K. Graves,
James Hamilton,
William Huey,
Jno. B. Johnson,
William A. Leavy,
James March,
Jno. W. Russell,
Zephaniah Williams.
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City Attorney vacant.
Jas. P. Megowan, City Clerk.
T.W. Hawkins, Treasurer.
J. Murphy, Jr. Marshal.
Samuel Fitch, Surveyor.
John Wirt, City Collector.
George Norton, Alex. Campbell, Assessors.
John Ingles, C. Hendricks, Weighers of Market.
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CITY WATCH
Leavin Young, Captain.
James Kruser, Simeon Montague, Thomas Stewart.
James Peel, Superintendent of Work and Poor-House, and Clerk of the Market.

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CITY COURT
Sits every Saturday in each week.
JAMES E. DAVIS, Judge.
George R. McKee, Clerk.
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POST OFFICE

[note: most federal postal information, e.g., franking privileges is omitted]

No. 28, West Short St.
Open from 7 o'clock A.M. to 8 P.M. every week-day, and on Sundays from 8 to 9 o'clock A.M. Mail closes every evening at 6 o'clock.
JOSEPH FICKLIN, Post Master.
John P. Fulweller,Deputy.
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ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES OF THE MAILS.
EASTERN MAIL arrives daily at 9 o'clock P.M., and departs daily at 2 o'clock A.M.
WESTERN MAIL arrives daily at 1 o'clock A.M. and departs every day at 10 P.M.
NORTHERN MAIL, via Cincinnati, arrives every morning at 5 o'clock, and departs at 4 o'clock A.M.
SOUTHERN MAIL, via Knoxville Ten. arrives every other day at 8 o'clock P.M. and departs every other day at 3 o'clock A.M.
RICHMOND MAIL arrives every other day at 10 o'clock P.M. and departs every other day at 3 o'clock A.M.
MOUNT STERLING and OWINGSVILLE MAIL arrives every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 6 o'clock P.M. and departs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4 o'clock A.M.
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RATES OF POSTAGE
For single letters, composed of one piece of paper
For any distance not exceeding 30 miles, 6 cents
Over 30 and not exceeding 80 miles, 10 cents
Over 80 and not exceeding 150 miles, 12 1/2 cents
Over 150 and not exceeding 400 miles, 18 3/4 cents
Over 400 miles, 25 cents.

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Double letters, or those composed of two pieces of paper are charged with double those rates, Triple letters, with tripple those rates.
Quadruple letters, or letters composed of four pieces of paper, with quadruple those rates, provided they weigh one ounce; otherwise, with triple postage.
Every packet weighing one ounce or more, is to be charged with single postage for each quarter of an ounce.

Newspaper postage.
For each newspaper, not carried out of the State in which it is published, or if carried out of the State, not carried over one hundred miles, one cent. Over one hundred miles, and out of the State in which it is published, and cent and a half.
Magazines and Pamphlets
Published Periodically, not exceeding 100 miles, 1 1/2 cents/sheet
Published Periodically, over 100 miles, 2 1/2 cents/sheet
Not Periodically, not exceeding 100 miles, 4 cents/sheet
Not Periodically, Over 100 miles, 6 cents/sheet

"Every printed pamphlet or magazine which contains more than twenty four pages, on a ROYAL sheet, or any sheet of LESS dimensions, shall be charged by the sheet; and small pamphlets, printed on a half or quarter sheet, of royal or less size, shall be charged with half the amount of postage charged on a full sheet."

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Independent Fire Company No. 1
ENGINE RESOLUTION NO. 1
OFFICERS
C.W. CLOUD, President.
L. Young, 1st Engineer.
H. Shaw, 2d Engineer.
P. Bishop, 3d Engineer.
T. Dolan, Secretary.
T.C. Orear, Treasurer.
DIRECTORS.
W.H. Rainey, James Hamilton, W.F. Tod, Joseph Milward, W.A. Leavy, R. Morrison, J. Cornwall, W. Gaugh, W.P. Browning, Wm. Wilson, D.A. Sayre, J.P. Robinson.
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Union Fire Company
ENGINES KENTUCKIAN AND LYON
OFFICERS.
J. KIRTLEY, Chairman.

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A. STEPHENS, Captain
J. LOCKWOOD, Capt. of Hose.
Engineers
H. McConathy, Alex. Moore, Benj. F. Graves, Robert Huston.
Directors.
J. Ashton, G.L. Postlethwaite, Z. Williams, S.B. Vanpelt, Aug. Hall, J.W. Russel, W.W. Whitney, J.K. Graves.
Hosemen.
Tho's. H. Hunt, Edward Stephens, G. Crutcher, J. Keusel, J.W. Kenley, Jesse Bayles, and H.W. Hampton
J.B. Johnson, Treasurer
W.W. Gaunt, Secretary
J. Uttinger, J.W. Kidd, Axmen.
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Military Companies in Lexington.
FIELD AND STAFF OFFICERS.
Gen. LESLIE COMBS, Col. William Bryant, Lieut. Col. John Keiser, Maj. Thos. G. Randall, Adjuntant Jesse Bayles, Qr. Master John K. Graves, Qr. Mas. Serg. A. Hall, Serg. Maj. James Furguson, Paymaster J.B. Johnson. Surgeon Dr. J.C. Richardson, Surg. Mate Dr. D. Bell.
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CITIZENS' VOLUNTEER ARTILLERY - Raised 1813
SAMUEL C. TROTTER, Captain.
B.C. Blincoe, 1st Lieutenant.
W. Mentell, 2d. Lieutenant.
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LEXINGTON MECHANICS' INFANTRY - Raised 1836
JOHN W. FORBES, Captain.
M.B. Johnson, 1st Lieutenant.
E. Stephens, 2d Lieutenant.

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LEXINGTON LIGHT INFANTRY - Raised 1789
G.L. POSTLETHWAITE, Captain.
Wm. Huey, 1st Lieutenant.
Jos. Beard, 2d Lieutenant.
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Courts

CIRCUIT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE.
South-East Wing of the Court House.
HARRY I. BODLEY, Clerk and Master in Chancery.
James P. Megowan, Joseph R. Megowan, Deputies.
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FAYETTE COUNTY COURT OFFICE
North-West Wing of the Court House
JAMES C. RODES, Clerk.
Waller Rodes, Deputy Clerk.

Banks

NORTHERN BANK OF KENTUCKY
The Mother Bank at Lexington and has four branches located as follows: - At Louisville, Covington, Richmond and Paris - capital $3,000,000.
OFFICERS.
JOHN TILFORD, President and Pension Agent.
MATTHEW T. SCOTT, Cashier.
FARMER DEWEES, Teller.
A.F. Hawkins, Book Keeper. J. Milton, Dist'ng Clerk.
J.A. Grinstead, 2d Book Do. Wm. Ernst, Pension Clerk.
Directors
Benjamin Gratz, Henry Bell, Waller Bullock, John Brand, B.W. Dudley, Joel Higgins, Walter Dun, M.C. Johnson, Robert Wickliffe, Jr., C.C. Moore.

Bank hours, from 10 o'clock A.M. to 2 o'clock P.M. every day. Sunday excepted. Discount day, Tuesday.

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BRANCH BANK OF KENTUCKY
Capital of Mother Bank at Louisville - $5,000,000.
Capital of Branch at Lexington - $650.000.
OFFICERS.
ROBERT S. TODD, President.
WILLIAM S. WALLER, Cashier.
THOS. H. PINDELL, Teller.
Thos. W. Hawkins, Benj. C. Keiser, L. Wingate, Clerks.
Directors.

William M. Brand, Thos K. Layton, John Love, E.P. Johnson, Richard Pindell, Wm. H. Rainey, William Wiseman, Purnell Bishop.
Bank hours, from 10 o'clock A.M. to 2 o'clock P.M. every day. Sunday excepted. Discount day, Monday.
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Lexington Fire, Life and Marine Insurance Company.
Capital - $300,000.
JOHN W. HUNT, President.
Directors

William S. Waller, M.C. Johnson, Thomas C. Orear, Jacob Ashton, Joel Higgins, H.H. Timberlake.
A.O. Newton, Secretary.
Alvan Stephens, Surveyor.
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Rail-Roads

LEXINGTON & OHIO RAIL-ROAD COMPANY.
LEVI TAYLOR, President.
Directors.

Jacob Ashton, William M. Brand, James Guthrie, William A. Coke.

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LOUISVILLE, CHARLESTON & CINCINNATI RAIL ROAD COMPANY
President, ROBERT Y. HAYNE, Charleston,
Chief Engineer, Maj. Wm. Gibbs McNeil.
Resident do. E.T. Cherbrough, Sr.
OFFICERS FOR KENTUCKY
DirectorsR. Wickliffe, Lexington, Dr. W.H. Richardson, Do., Gen. Taylor, Newport, Mr. Casey, Covington.
Col. William R. McKee, Resident Engineer.
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Churches

SAINT PETER'S CHURCH, (Catholic).
N. Mulberry St.
Divine service on Sundays at half past 10 o'clock A.M.
Rector, Rev'd. Edward McMahon.
Clerk, Samuel Geoghegan.
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CHRIST'S CHURCH, (Episcopal)
Market St. corner of Church St
.Divine service on Sundays at 11 o'clock A.M. and 4 P.M.
Rector,
Right Rev'd. B.B. Smith, D.D.
Assistant, Rev'd. John Ward.
Rector pro tem., Rev'd. Edward Winthrop A.M.
Rev'd. John Ward, Robert Wickliffe, Wardens.
Vestry.
Alfred Warner, Joseph Bruen, Col. J. Dunham, Dr. Pinkard, J. March, W. Iucho, Thomas Huggins.
John Figg, Sexton.
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FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
N. Main Cross St., or Broadway.
Divine service at 11 o'clock A.M. and 3 P.M. on Sunday.
Minister,
Rev'd. N.H. Hall.
Sexton, Mr. Baker

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Elders
James Todd, Dr. David Bell, Dr. William Pawling, John C. Richardson, Dr. Joseph Scott, Mr. Milton, Mr. Parker.
Trustees.
Chief Justice Robertson, Chairman, Larkin B. Smith, Robert King, Mr. Grant, Mr. Elliott.
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MCCHORD CHURCH
The 2d Presbyterian church was founded in 1815, and was originally known as Market-street church. This name was afterwards changed to that which it now bears as a tribute of respect to the first Pastor, the late gifted and brilliant James McChord. After his decease, the Rev. John Breckenridge, D.D. was elected pastor, in 1823; who was succeeded in 1829, by Rev. John C. Young, now President of Centre College; and in 1831 the Rev. Robert Davidson was chosen pastor, who continues to fill the office. The officers of the church at present are as follows.
Pastor
Rev. Robert Davidson.
Elders.
Messrs. Zephaniah Williams, Archibald Logan, William A. Leavy, William H. Rainey, Abraham T. Skillman.
Deacons.
Thomas Nelson, David A. Sayre.
Trustees.
Nathan Burrows, William Waller, James C. Butler, James Weir, Emilius K. Sayre.
Hours of Service. -
Every Sabbath, at eleven o'clock A.M. and at seven o'clock P.M. Weekly lecture, every Thursday evening, at seven P.M.

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BAPTIST CHURCH
N. Mill St.
Services every Sabbath at 11 o'clock A.M. and occasionally in the afternoon.
Pastor,
Rev'd. S.M. Noel, D.D.
Ordained Ministers.
Rev'd. James Fishback, D.D., Rev'd. John M. Hewett.
Deacons
M. Hoogland, E. Clark, James Royle, P. Tilton.
Henry C. Payne, John Allen, Benjamin Taylor, J. Kirtley, and Richard Brent, delegates to the association with the Pastor and Deacons.

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METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Church St.
Divine service on Sabbath at 11 o'clock A.M. and at candle light.
Rev. William Holman, Preacher.
Rev. Thomas Malone, Assistant Preacher.
Local Preachers.

Rev. Stephen Chipley, Rev. B.W. Rhoton, M.D., Rev. Spencer Cooper, Rev. N. Headington
Stewards.
Dr. T.P. Satterwhite, Harvey Mcguire, James Hamilton, John Schrock, T.K. Layton, J.W. Russell, Thomas Gibbons

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ST. JOHN'S CHAPEL
West Main Street.
Divine service every Sabbath at 11 o'clock, A.M., 3 o'clock P.M., and at early candle lighting.
Pastor, Rev. Dr. C.W. CLOUD

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CHRISTIAN CHURCH.
West High Street.
The congregation meets regularly on Lord's day, at 10 o'clock A.M. for the purpose of reading the Scriptures, prayer and praise, breaking the loaf, attending to the contribution, exhortaton, &c. and the public proclamation of the word, commences at 11 o'clock and at early candle-light. The meetings for social worship are at 3 o'clock P.M. on Lord's day, and on Wednesday evening at candle-light.
Pastor, Dr. B.F. HALL.
Elders - H.B. Todd, J.G. Chinn, and Samuel Fitch, J.B. Randolph.
Deacons - Thomas H. Rogers, Hugh Jeter, Joseph Chew, B.W. Todd, Percival Gough.
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AFRICAN CHURCH
Methodist Episcopal - North Upper Street.

Divine services at 11 o'clock and candle-light every Sunday. This church is under the care of the Rev'nd. Isaiah Whitaker, missionary to the people of colour.


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AFRICAN BAPTIST CHURCH

Situated on Back street, corner of East Short street, under the ministry of Rev. Mr. Ferrell, a coloured preacher, meets at the usual hours on Lord's day.

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SUNDAY SCHOOLS
SABBATH SCHOOL OF FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
Thomas Dolan, Superintendent of male department.
Mrs. Luther Sthephens, Do. of female do.
Two hundred scholars. 800 volums.
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McCHORD CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOL
William A. Leavy, Superintendent of male department.
Miss Jane A. Short, Do if Demale Department.
Number of Scholars, about 150, of sexes nearly equal. Number of volumes in the library 800.
Librarian, Mr. Jas. C. Butler.

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PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL SUNDAY SCHOOL
Edward F. Berkley, Superintendent.
John C. Booram, Librarian.
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BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL
Joseph Beech, superintendent of the male department.
Mrs. Eliza Hand, do. of the female do.
There are in all eight male and 12 female teachers and the library contains from 300 to 400 volumes.
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METHODIST EPISCOPAL SUNDAY SCHOOL,
Under the direction of one male and one female superintendent and eight male and eight female teachers. Number of children in regular attendance, 110. Number of volumes in library, about 350 or 400 volumes.
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THE CHRISTIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL,
In connexion with the Christian Church on High street, numbers about 60 pupils.
J.G. Chinn and John H. Randolph, superintendants.
Male teachers, Joseph Chew, R.B. Todd, W.R. Chew, John Gaunt and James Rice.
Female teachers, Misses Dunn, Vanpelt, Oots, Holmes, Miller, Murray and Fitch.
Samuel Dunn, Librarian.
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BIBLE, TRACT, AND SUNDAY SCHOOL DEPOSITORY.
32 W Short Street.
Edward Berkely, Agent.
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TRANSYLVANIA UNIVERSITY
Trustees.
Gen. Leslie Combs, Henry Clay Jun., H.I. Bodley, W.M. Brand, M.C. Johnson
Faculty.
President, Louis Marshall, M.D.

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Professor of Mathematics, Mr. Priczminski.
Professor of Chemistry, Robert Peter, M.D.
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MEDICAL DEPARTMENT.
Faculty.
Anatomy and Surgery, B.W. Dudley, M.D., Professor, and J.M. Bush, M.D. Adjunct Professor.
Institutes of Medicine and Medical Jurisprudence, by James C. Cross, M.D.
Theory and Practice of Medicine, by NAthan R. Smith M.D.
Obstetrics and diseases of Woman and Children, by William H. Richardson, M.D.
Materia Medica and Therapeutics, by Thomas D. Mitchell, M.D.
Chemistry and Pharmacy, by Robert Peter, M.D.
John T. Lewis, M.D. Librarian of the Medical Library
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LAW DEPARTMENT

Hon. Chief Justice Robertson, Hon. A.K. Wooley, Hon. Thos. A, Marshall, Professors.

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THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF THE CITY OF LEXINGTON

This institution was organized by the Physicians and Surgeons of this city, and a constitution adopted on the 18th December, 1835, and chartered by the Legislature of Kentucky on the 25th February, 1836.
The object of the association, as expressed in the constitution and act of incorporation, are to promote the cause of medical science, and to encourage order and harmony in the ranks of the Medical Profession.
It is composed of Regular, Honorary and Corresponding Members, to whom certificates of membership are granted.
The officer[s] are a President, Vice-President, four Censors, a Secretary and a Treasurer.
The regular meeting are held on the 1st Tuesday evening in a month.

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The officers at present are, B.W.DUDLEY, President, J.C. Richardson, Vice-President, S. Theobald, Secretary, Jos. G. Chinn, Treasurer, and Lloyd Warfield, Robert Peter, Robert C. Holland, and John T. Lewis, Censors.

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PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
West Second Street.
Right Rev. B.B. Smith D.D., Rector
Rev. Edward Winthrop A.M., Professor of sacred literature
Right Rev. B.B. Smith, Ex-Officio, President.
Trustees
REv. John Ward, Rev. Mr. Jackson, William A. Brand, Edward Macalester, William Iucho,
Thomas Hugging, Treasurer.
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SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES
LEXINGTON CITY SCHOOL
JOSIAH GAYLE, Jr. Principal.
Richard Runyan, Orrin Derby, Wm. W. Gaunt, Male Assistants.
Miss I.A. Gayle, Mary Wirt, Sarah W. Gayle, Female Assistants.
Jacob Ashton, Wm. A. Leavy, John B. Johnson. City School Committee.
Number of pupils for the Session ending 1st Aug. 1838. Males about 288, Females about 118, Total 406.
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SAINT CATHERINE'S FEMALE SEMINARY
76 N. Mulberry street.
Teachers - The Sisters of Charity.
Number of boarders, about 35.

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YOUNG LADIES' SEMINARY.
52 N Mill st.
Rev. John Ward, Principal.
Number of pupils, 61.
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LEXINGTON FEMALE ACADEMY
Market street.
Samuel D. McCullough, A.M. Principal, with two assistants. Number of pupils averaging from 40 to 50.
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SELECT CLASS FOR YOUNG LADIES
In which all the higher branches of Literature are taught by the Rev. Edward Winthrop, A.M. Professor of sacred Literature in the Theological Seminary.
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LITERARY SOCIETIES
UNION PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, Morrison College.
TRANSYLVANIA WHIG SOCIETY, Morrison College.
ADELPHI ALPHA, Morrison College.
TRANSYLVANIA LAW SOCIETY, Morrison College.
TRANSYLVANIA MEDICAL DO., Medical Hall.
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LEXINGTON ATHAENEUM.
12 N Upper st. (Jordan's Row.)
Established May 1st 1838.
Hon. Chief Justice Robertson, President.
Col. Alvan Stephens, Secretary.
Dr. Wm. Hardman, Manager.
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NEWSPAPERS

KENTUCKY GAZETTE, Weekly, printed by Thomas T. Bradford and edited by Daniel Bradford, Esq. Publ[i]shed every Thursday morning - office 34 West Short street.
OBSERVER & REPORTER, Semi-Weekly, D.C. Wickliffe, editor and proprietor. Published every Wednesday and Saturday morning - office 4, North Mulberry street.
LEXINGTON OBSERVER & KENTUCKY REPORTER, Weekly, published every Saturday morning by D.C. Wickliffe, office 4 N Mulberry street.
LEXINGTON INTELLIGENCER, Semi-Weekly, Edwin Bryant, editor and proprietor, published every Tuesday and Friday mornings, office Hunt's Row.
LEXINGTON INTELLIGENCER, Weekly, published every Wednesday morning, by Edwin Bryant, office Hunt's Row.
TRANSYLVANIA JOURNAL OF MEDICINE and the Associated Sciences, published quarterly by Edwin Bryant, Hunt's Row.
CHRISTIAN PREACHER, printed and published at the LEXINGTON BOOK & JOB OFFICE, by John C. Noble, every month, and edited by J.T. Johnson & D.S. Burnet, of Georgetown Kentucky.
INDEPENDENT PRESS, Weekly, printed and published by Wm. A. Verbryke & Co., every Saturday morning, and edited by C.S. Lewis. Office 34, W Short street.

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MEMBERS OF THE FAYETTE BAR
Buckner Richard A., 5 E Short st.
Clark Julius, 30 W Short st.
Combs Gen. Leslie, 16 E Short st.
Daniel Henry, 3 W Short st.
David James E., 8 N Upper st.
Davis J.H., Georgetown
Hervey William R., 16 W Short st.
Hickey Hon. Thomas M., 6 E Main st.
Hunt Francis K., 7 E Short st.
Johnson Madison C., 7 Short st.
Lyle J.G. Georgetown.
McCalla, Gen. John M., E Main st.
McCay John, Georgetown.
McKee George R., 7 Upper St.
Payne D. McCarty, 9 W Short st.

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Pindell Richard, 5 E Short st.
Redd Waller B., 6 E Main st.
Robinson, J.F., 7 E Short st.
Sayre Emelius K., 16 S. Upper st.
Smith Larkin B., 3 Upper st.
Shy Samuel, 4 Market st.
Wickliffe D.C., 3 Short st.
Wickliffe Robert, Sr., Wickliffe House.
Wickliffe, Robert Jr., 14 W. Short st.
Wickliffe Robert N., 3 E. Short st.
Woolley Aaron K., 14 W. Short st.
Wooley Samuel, 16, N Upper st.
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NOTARY PUBLICS
Bell William C., S. Upper st.

Kesser Benjamin, W High st.
M___on, J., Market st.


Physicians and Surgeons resident
in Lexington

Bell, David, 7 S. Upper st.
Bush, James M, N Mill st.
Chinn Joseph G., Cherry Grove W. High st.
Cloud, C.W., 14 W. Main st.
Cloud, Robert T. S., 14 W. Main st.
Cross, James C., 14 W. Short st.
Dudley, Benjamin W., N Mill st.
Holland, Robert C, 3 W Main st.
Letcher, Samuel, M., 7 S. Upper st.
Lewis, John T., 34 and 36 W Short st.
Mitchell, Thomas D., 11 W Main st.
Pawling, William, W High st.
Peck, Henry, Fairmount, W High st.
Peter, Robert, 1 E Short st.
Pinkard, Thomas B., 20 N Main-Cross rt.
Richardson, John C., S Upper st ab Water st.
Richardson, Samuel B., S Upper st ab Water st.
Rhoton, Benjamin W., 3 N Mulberry st.
Satterwhite, Thomas, P., 5 S Upper st.
Theobald, Samuel, 66 E Main st.
Trotter, Samuel C., 6 Cheapside
Warfield, Lloyd, 23 W. Main st.
Whitney, W. W., 39 E Main st.
Winter, Walter C., 18 N Upper st.
BOTANIC PHYSICIAN
Black, ______, N Mulberry st.
SERGEON DENTISTS
Fife, Matthew, 18 N Upper st.
Hardman, William, 12 N Upper st.
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Lexington Temperance Society


ON THE TOTAL ABSTENANCE ORDER
The Temperance Society was formed February 17th1838.
Dr. T.D. Mitchell, President.
Vice-Presidents.
Rev. J. Fishback, Rev. B.F. Hall, Rev. N.H. Hall, Rev. W. Merrick, J.C. Butler, Secretary, Wm. Earnst, Treasurer.
Executive Committee
Dr. J.C. Richardson, W.S. Waller, A.T. Skillman, R. King, Norman Porter, Joseph Beach, E.F. Berkley
The society numbers 235.
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Grand Lodge of Kentucky
The following are the officers of the Grand Lodge of Kentucky, elected at the annual recent convocation at Louisville.
M.W. Derrick Warner, Lexington, G.M.
R.W. George Breckenridge, Bourbon, D.G.M.
W. Joseph C. Foster, Burlington, S.G.W.
W. Thomas C. Orear, Lexington, J.G.W.
M.R. Caleb W. Cloud, do. G.C.
Herman Bowman, Jr. Versailles, G.O.
Philip Swigert, Frankfort, G. Sec.
Levi Tyler, Louisville, G. Treas.
A. Cunningham, Danville, S.G.D.
_____ Brazer, Boone, J.G.D.
T. Kohlhass, Winchester, G.P.
A.O. Errick, Louisville, G. Ty.

Stewarts of the Grand Charity Fund
J.M. McCalla, Lexington,
Wm. Brown, Jr., Versailles,
D.J. Ayres, Danville,
Levi Tyler, Louisville.
The next annual meeting of the Grand Lodge will be held in Lexington; and after than, alternately at Louisville and Lexington, until permanently fixed.
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DAVIES LODGE, No. 22
Stated meetings 2d Monday in each month.
Officers
Thomas C. Orear, W. Master. Wm. S. Berkeley, Treasurer. Wm. H. Rainey, S. Warden. John West, S. Deacon. Macey Thwaits, J. Warden. Wm. P. Browning, J. Deacon. Alvan Stephens, Secretary. Sampson Oots, Tyler.
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LEXINGTON LODGE, NO. 1
Stated meetings, 1 stSaturday in each month, after the 2d Monday.
John Lewis, W. Master. Jno. McCracken, Treasurer. And. Gibson, S. Warden. Benj. C. Keiser, S. Deacon. Jno. Soister, J. Warden. Wm. Henry, J. Deacon. D. Warner, Secretary. Elihue Hogan, J. & Tyler.
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LEXINGTON R.A. CHAPTER, No. 1
Stated meetings, 1 stSaturday in each month.
Derrick Warner, H.P. G.P. Richardson, R.A.C. John Lewis, King. C.W. Cloud, G.M.3 V.
John McCracken, S. A. Hall, G.M. 2 V. John Catherwood, C.H. C.H. Wickliffe, G.M. 1 V.
T.P. Hart, P.S.C. Thos. C. Orear, Secretary.
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Independent Order of Odd Fellows
FRIENDSHIP LODGE NO. 5
Meets every Thursday evening.
N.P. Long, N.G.
Francis Weaver, V.G.
Wm. Huey, Sec'y.
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LEXINGTON TYPOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
Founded Nov. 28, 1835.
Since its organization, 34 names have been appended to its Constitution, The following are its present Officers:
J. Scrugham, President.
W.A. Verbryke , Vice President.
W.E. Matthews, Corresponding Secretary.
W.H. Mullay, RecordingSecretary.
J. Dunlop, Treasurer
Messrs. W.E. Matthews, E.T. Herndon, A. Hayes, Standing Committee.
Its meeting are held on the last Saturday of the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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LEXINGTON LUNATIC ASSYLUM
GEORGETOWN ROAD
Commissioners.
John W. Hunt, Chairman.
John Brand, Stephen Chipley, Jeremiah Kirtley, Richard Higgins
Attending Physician, Dr. S. Theobald.
Consulting Physicians, Faculty of Transylvania University.
Mrs. King, Matron.
Mr. Thomas B. Baxter , Clerk.
Assistants, R.P. Sharp, Alexander Sproule.
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ORPHAN SOCIETY OF LEXINGTON
Mrs. Sayre, 1st . Directoress.
Mrs. Vertner, 2nd . Do.
Mrs. Gratz, Secretary.
Mrs. Ward, Treasurer.
Members. Mrs. R. Wickliffe, Mrs. Luther Stephens, Mrs. Bruen, Mrs. Geoghegan, Mrs. T.E. Boswell, Mrs. Thomas Hunt, Mrs. Dewees, Mrs. J. Weir, Mrs. Hamilton, Mrs. Henry Johnson. Mrs. Huggins, Miss Mary Wickliffe, Mrs. Beach, Miss Anne Hunt, Mrs. J. Norton, Miss Jane Short, Mrs. Macalister, Miss Edminson, Mrs. Joel Higgins.
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CITY HOSPITAL AND POOR HOUSE
No. 1 Bolivar st., corner of N. Upper st.
James Peel, Superintendent.
Committee.
James G. McKinney, Mayor.
John Brennan, James March, Councilmen.
ATTENDING PHYSICIANS
By a resolution passed by the College of Physicians and surgeons, at a meeting held in January 1838, the following members were appointed to attend the City Hospital and Poor House, one month each, in the order of their names, viz: Dr. C.W. Cloud, January--Dr. Chinn, February--Dr. Bell, March--Dr. Holland, April--Dr. Letcher, May--Dr. Lewis, June--Dr. Pawling, July--Dr. Pinckard, August--Dr. Peters, September--Dr. J.C. Richardson, October--Dr. S.B. Richardson, November, and Dr. Warfield, December.

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Stages and Rail Road Cars
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF STAGES AND RAIL ROAD CARS
STAGES


Old Line, Office at the Phoenix Hotel.
John H. Penney, General Agent.
Louisville via Versailles,--a stage leaves every morning at 4 o'clock, and a return stage by the same route arrives at 10 o'clock every night.
Maysville via Paris, Millersburg, and Blue Lick,-- a stage leaves every morning at 1 o'clock, and one at 11 A.M., and the return stages from the same place arrives at 3 o'clock P.M. and 8 o'clock P.M.
Nashville via Nicholasville, Shakertown and Harrodsburgh, (sametime to Bears Station,) every day at 4 o'clock A.M.
Owingsville via Winchester and Mount Sterling, a stage leaves every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4 o'clock A.M.
Cincinnati via Georgetown and Williamstown, a stage leaves every day at 9 o'clock A.M.
Richmond, a stage leaves every other day at 4 o'clock P.M.

GOOD INTENT OR GENERAL OPPOSITION LINE
McNair and Weaver, Proprietors.
Harbert McConathy, Agent.
Office 13 South Mill st., corner of Water st.
Louisville, a stage leaves every day at 5 o'clock A.M. And one arrives at 6 o'clock A.M.
Maysville.--The Eastern Mail Stage departs every morning at 3 o'clock, and the return stage from the same place arrives at 7 o'clock every evening.

RAIL ROAD CARS
Peter Scott, Agent.
Office 16 S Mill st.
Cars leave the depot every day at 6 o'clock A.M. and 7 o'clock P.M., and the return Cars arrive daily at 1/2 past 11 o'clock A.M. and 7 o'clock P.M.

TURNPIKE ROADS
LEXINGTON, HARRODSBURG, AND PERRYVILLE TURNPIKE COMPANY
C.M. Cunningham, Esqr. Harrodsburg, President.
Directors.
Joel P. Williams, Lewis Singleton, Payne Mitchell, George H. Bowman, William Wade, John H. Slaughter, Chr. Graham, W.A. Leavy, W.A. Leavy, Treasurer.
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DANVILLE, LANCASTER AND NICHOLASVILLE TURNPIKE COMPANY
T.S. Proctor, President.
Directors.
John Gill, Snead, H. Daniel, Caldwell, T.J. Brown, W.H. Rainey. A. Stephens, Treasurer.

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LEXINGTON, VERSAILLES, AND FRANKFORT TURNPIKE COMPANY
Eben Milton, President.
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LEXINGTON, GEORGETOWN, AND COVINGTON, TURNPIKE COMPANY
Roger Quarles, President.
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MAYSVILLE, WASHINGTON, AND LEXINGTON, TURNPIKE COMPANY
John Armstrong, President.
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LEXINGTON AND WINCHESTER, TURNPIKE, COMPANY
Richard Chiles, President.
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LEXINGTON AND RICHMOND, TURNPIKE COMPANY.
James Shelby, President.

[Note: Directory Appendix Pages 98-110 pertain to officers of the United States, the military, members of the Kentucky legislature and court days for counties. This information is not included here.]


Fayette County Directory
Courts Held in Lexington


CIRCUIT COURT
Hon. Daniel Mayse, Judge.
This court sits the 2d Monday of February, the 3d Mondays in March, June, July and September, and the last Monday in November.
Harry I. Bodley , Clerk.

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COUNTY COURT.
Composed of the Magistrates of the county. This court sits the second Monday of each month.
James C. Rodes, Clerk.
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JUSTICES OF THE PEACE OF FAYETTE COUNTY, WITH THE DATE OF THEIR APPOINTMENTS.

Thomas A. Russel, June 1821.
M. Flourney, March 1822.
James E. David, October 1823.
James Dudley, December 1824.
William B. Summers, December 1825.
James. L. Hickman, June 1828.
William Stanhope, February 1831.
Nathan Payne, September 1831.
Daniel Bradford, October 1831.
Col. Francis McLear, September 1833.
Darwin Johnson, October 1822.
Waller Bullock, July 1834.
Thomas J. Rogers, September 1834.
Robert Rogers, November 1834.
Edward Carter, November 1834.
David Glass, August 1835.
John Shrock, October 1835.
D.E. Overton, April 1836.
C.Y. Sanders, October 1836.
Jno. P. Innis, May 1837.
John Parker, ______

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FAYETTE COUNTY OFFICERS.
Robert S. Todd, High Sheriff.
Deputy Sheriffs. Thomas S. Redd, JamesR. Sloan, James C. Todd. Robt. S. Russell
Harry I. Bodley, Clerk of Circuit Court.
James P. Megowan, Joseph P. Megowan, Deputy Clerks.
James C. rodes, Clerk of County Court,
Waller Rodes, Deputy.
James Darnaby, Surveyor.
William Ellis, Jr., Hezekiah Ellis, Jr., Thomas O. Ellis, Abraham F. Dudley, Deputy Surveyors.
Thomas B. Megowan, Jailor.

CONSTABLES
Charles R. Thompson, Moses P. Ellis, Benjamin C. Wood, Henry Franklin, Benjamin Downs, Asa McConathy, Augustin F. Eastin, John L. Elbert, W. Holland, P.C. Aubrey

Garland Christy, Daniel Bradford, Auctioneers
James L. Hickman, Daniel Bradford, and Jeremiah Kirtley, Commissioners to settle accounts of Executors, Administrators and Guardians.

[Pages 113-117 contain information on Kentucky's 35 counties and are omitted]

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