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Governor's official correspondence file - executive journals, 1796-1804. Kentucky. Governor (1796-1804 : Garrard) 400dpi TIFF G4 page images Digital Library Services, University of Kentucky Libraries Lexington, Kentucky 2010 ksl_gj_garrard1796_1804 These pages may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Governor's official correspondence file - executive journals, 1796-1804. Kentucky. Governor (1796-1804 : Garrard) 2 v., and 1 microfilm reel. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Public Records Division. Frankfort KY 40602-0537 USA 1796 - 1796. Chronological by date of entry. Restrictions on access: Microfilm use only. KYSV90-A64 is a history of the Office of the Governor and KYSV90-A69 is a history of Governor James Garrard's administration, which created these records. Summary: These journals document Governor James Garrard's official actions, which include appointing and accepting resignations from civil officials and military officers; granting pardons and reprieves and remitting fines; approving expenditures; communicating with the General Assembly; and approving and rejecting legislation. Also recorded are orders for militia activation, communications with militia officers, and the establishment or alteration of militia regimental boundaries. The first volume (1796-1799) contains a register of Kentucky land grants signed by the governor, listing grant numbers 1-577, owner's name, number of acres, and county. The second volume, while officially dated 1800-1804, contains military and civil transactions and appointments which extend through March 1808, into the term of Governor Christopher Greenup. Included in the second volume are proclamations and circulars to militia officers concerning the muster and readying of the militia in 1803 for the defense of New Orleans against the threat of Spanish invasion after the Louisiana Purchase. Texts of Governor Garrard's State of the Commonwealth addresses are also included. This electronic text file was created by Optical Character Recognition (OCR). No corrections have been made to the OCR-ed text and no editing has been done to the content of the original document. Encoding has been done through an automated process using the recommendations for Level 1 of the TEI in Libraries Guidelines. Digital page images are linked to the text file. Garrard, James, 1749-1822. Greenup, Christopher, 1750?-1818. Kentucky. Militia. Kentucky. Militia--Appointments and retirements. Executive power--Kentucky. Fines (Penalties)--Kentucky. Governors--Kentucky. Land grants--Kentucky. Louisiana Purchase. Pardon--Kentucky. Remission (Civil law)--Kentucky. Statutes--Kentucky. Kentucky--Appropriations and expenditures. Kentucky--Officials and employees--Resignation. Kentucky--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment.