MARSHALL, Alexander Keith (1808-1884)

MARSHALL, ALEXANDER KEITH, a Representative from Kentucky; born at Buck Pond, near Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., on February 11, 1808; completed preparatory studies; settled in Nicholasville, Ky.; was graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1844; engaged in the practice of medicine at Nicholasville; member of the State constitutional convention held in Frankfort in 1849; elected as a candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857); moved to Missouri, but returned to Kentucky and settled in Fayette County; engaged in agricultural pursuits; died near East Hickman, Ky., April 28, 1884; interment in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.

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Lexington, KY
Microfilm: 1856-1861, 1 microfilm reel.
The microfilm is a copy of a diary and account book kept by Alexander Keith Marshall documenting a livestock-buying trip to Europe from January 24 to April 30, 1856. It is largely a record of his travels, with notes on prices paid for stock. Later entries, written after Alexander Keith Marshall's return to the States, note his expenses and accounts.