Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877
Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S1334
Scope and Contents There are five items in this collection, including a Quarter Master General account book from April 29, 1861-October 9, 1861; an envelope containing three business cards, one for J. H. Vajen, Hardware Merchant, and two alike for Joseph Curzon, Architect; letter dated July 15, 1961, to "My dear Vajen" from Oliver P. Morton, written from Washington, in which he enclosed "contracts and specifications from the quarter master for horses, wagons, ambulances, too"; a letter dated March 17, 1862, to...
Collection — Folder: S1234
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 copies of Letters from the Washington Peace Conference of 1861, edited by Kenneth M. Stampp. The letters were originally published in “The Journal of Southern History” Vol. IX, No. 3 August 1943. The letters are to Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton from the Convention delegates.
Collection — Folder: S0353
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 5-page manuscript Mary Adeline Denny in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 4, 1924, entitled “How the Capture of Indianapolis by the Knights of the Golden Circle, August 16, 1864, during the Civil War Was Prevented.”
Collection — Folder: S2323
Scope and Contents This collection contains four letters written by Lew Wallace while he served as colonel of the 11th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. The first letter is dated May 2, 1861 and was sent to Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton from headquarters regarding tendering his regiment for 3 years service. The remaining letters were sent from Wallace Barracks in Indianapolis and include a letter sent to John Vajen, Quarter-Master General of Indiana, regarding boot purchases for Wallace's men (May 4, 1861); a...
Collection — Folder: S0066
Collection — Folder: S1326
Collection — Folder: S1315
Scope and Contents The original document in this collection reads: "Executive Department, Indianapolis, March 17th 1863. To Whom it may Concern: The bearer hereof, Nathaniel Lyon, a loyal citizen of this State, wishes to visit Danville, Ky., for the purpose of getting a corpse. I respectfully request that he may be permitted to pass. Any favors shown him will be appreciated. O. P. Morton, Governor of Indiana." On the back side, written in ink, is: "Pass N. Lyon to Danville, Ky. By Command W. V. Bayh, Liet. Gen.,...
Scope and Contents This collection consist primarily of correspondence and papers from Oliver P. Morton’s senatorial career with an emphasis on the 1876 presidential election and Louisiana politics in 1873 and 1874. There is also family correspondence, financial papers, speeches and notes on Republican politics, the U.S. Civil War, secession, and Reconstruction.There are also an oversize folder and a volume, which include extractions and a letter from R.R. Barrow, 1872/08/05 and 1872/09/29; speeches...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection includes documentation regarding Ross Franklin Lockridge's duties as director of Hoosier Historic Memorial Activities. The bulk of the collection consists of New Harmony and members of the Owen community documentation. Also included are speeches and papers written by Lockridge and his students on early Hoosiers, including Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and other Indiana and United States history topics.