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Title Amos Kendall
Object Name Folder, File
Scope & Content A file containing copies of articles and imformation about Amos Kendall, 1789 - 1869, who came to Kentucky to tutor Henry Clay's children. He came to Frankfort as editor of the newspaper Argus of Western America, then went to Washington D. C. with Francis Blair as editor of the Washington Globe, then was postmaster general of the US under Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren. He was the founding donor to what became Gallaudette University and was an investor in Samuel Morse's telegraph scheme.
People Kendall, Amos
Clay, Henry
Blair, Francis
Jackson, Andrew
Van Buren, Martin
Morse, Samuel
Subjects Argus of Western America
Washington Globe
Galladette University
telegraphs
newspapers
Catalog Number 2013.40.130