Pettit, John Upfold, 1820-1881
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Pratt’s legal and political papers from the period 1831 to 1877. His legal papers include correspondence, briefs, legal and financial documents, and notes regarding his cases in Logansport and northern Indiana, including both criminal and civil cases. The collection also contains papers regarding collection of debts for eastern law firms and papers related to the settlement of the estate of Senator John Tipton. Additionally, there are correspondence and...
Collection — Folder: S1058
Scope and Contents This collection includes original letters, 1840-1853, addressed to his brother, Milton Howard Pettit, including several while serving as American Consul at Maranham, Brazil, 1850 to 1853. Also included is Pettit's 1979 publication, "Answer to the Toast, The Old Psi Upsilon".