Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes Photostats and photocopies of correspondence primarily to Francis Godfroy, dating from 1824-1847. Those corresponding with Francis Godfroy include William Griffith Ewing, concerning fur trade and other business relations; Allen Hamilton, a close friend who served as executor of Francis Godfroy's last will and testament; Thomas Hamilton; Colonel A.C. Pepper, Superintendent of Indian Reservations and Indian agent; Samuel Milroy, Colonel Pepper's successor; John Forsyth;...
Collection — Folder: S2988
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed transcription of a portion of a diary with the title "Great-Grandmother of Goods and Hildebradt Tells of Her Capture and Release by Indians 2 Centuries Ago." The diary from which this 5-page typed transcription is taken was in the possession of John Good and his brothers near Lockport, a few miles west of Logansport, Indiana. The diary recounts Jane Frazier's captrue by Miami Indians, her treatment by those Indians, her adoption into the tribe, her escape...
Collection — Folder: S1622
Scope and Contents This collection includes seven half sheet maps and one full size map, hand drawn in ink on vellom paper. The first half-size one is entitled "T. 21, N., R. 1 E. 2nd Mer." Each half-size map following is labeled the same except for the T. (Township) number, which progresses from 21 to 27. The full-size map is: "Township No. 27 N, Range No. 4 E 2nd Mer." On this larger map, the Wabash River is along the bottom edge with Miamisport just north of the river. The sections above Miamisport are: 3 and...
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains the weather diary (copy) begun by Rapin Andrews in 1837. After his death in 1849, the diary was continued by an unknown individual. Locations for temperature readings were Gorham, Ontario County, New York (1837-1839) and Perry Township, Allen County, Indiana. Rapin recorded the temperature three times daily. He also noted wind speed and direction, and included notes about the overall conditions for that day. Occasionally, Andrews included other notes about recent...
Collection — Folder: S1525
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a travel diary written on both sides of one sheet of paper by an unknown man from Wells County, Indiana. Dated from June 26 to July 4, 1852, the author chronicles his trip from Margaret Krewson's house in Wells County to the communities of Uniontown, Zanesville, and Roanoke and notes some of his activities following his return to the Krewson's house. His narrative mentions several people he visited, including James and Margaret Barrett, Peter Mulrine, and William...
Collection — Box: L614
Collection — Folder: S2202
Scope and Contents There are three pieces of paper, all photostats, in this collection. Two photostats are of the treaty made with the Miami Indians at Sy. Mary's in Ohio on October 6, 1818. The third photostat is President John Quincy Adams' approval of the treaty, which is dated 1827.