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Lesueur, Charles Alexandre, 1778-1846


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Alexandre Lesueur collection

 Collection — Folder: S0825
Identifier: S0825
Scope and Contents This collection includes a March 22, 1837 letter written by Charles Alexandre Lesueur and sent from New Orleans, Louisiana to William Augustus Twigg at New Harmony, Indiana. In the letter Lesueur mentions that he is returning a nine hundred dollar note to be kept in trust until his return or to be used for William's wife and children in the event of his death. He also mentions that the banks in New Orleans were in dire straits and that a Mr. Nicolet was dead. The letter was written in French...
Dates: 1830, 1837/03/22

Early Indiana photographic slides

 Collection — Folder: SP038
Identifier: SP038
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s regarding people, such as Father Pierre Gibault, Little Turtle, Tecumseh, William Henry Harrison, George Rapp, Robert Owen, Oliver P. Morton, James Whitcomb Riley, and Levi Cotton, and places like Vincennes, Corydon, New Harmony, and Indianapolis, significant to early history of Indiana.
Dates: circa 1950s

Posey County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1687
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials related to Posey County, Indiana, comprising copies of handwritten minutes and constitution of the Society of New Harmony Community of Equality, New Harmony, Indiana (1825-1826); a typed, translated copy of a February 1, 1837 letter from Prince Maximilian von Wied to Charles Lesueur of New Harmony, Indiana regarding a visit to New Harmon y in 1832-1833 (original at Indiana Historical Society); a handwritten letter from W.H. Watkins in New Harmony to A.M....
Dates: 1825-1959