Whitcomb, James, 1795-1852
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the of business papers of John Borden, stock certificates and receipts of the Borden family in Indiana ranging from 1715 to 1902. Also included are William W. Borden’s letters, a scrapbook of notes and clippings of his geological work, and the papers of John M. Johnston, a Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana judge. Johnston’s papers include correspondence with Thomas A. Hendricks, Oliver P. Morton, Noah Noble, and James Whitcomb.
Collection — Folder: S2898
Scope and Contents The collection includes an original handwritten one page document signed by Governor James Whitcomb on February 12, 1848, commissioning George Henry as Director of the State Bank of Indiana.
Collection — Folder: S417
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper excerpts from letters and diaries from Governor James Whitcomb, John Elder and James Elder in Indiana and California ranging from 1845/01/01 to 1850 regarding building construction, daily life and California during the Gold Rush.
Dates: 1845/01/01-1850 December
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839 in Indiana. His correspondence, including retained copies of his outgoing letters, includes letters relating to the operations of the Indiana Militia in the 1810s; and political correspondence regarding the work of the state legislature (1820s-1830s), his senatorial elections (1831, 1832), his appointments to federal office (1831-1839), and local, state, and national issues, particularly...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into two folders: 1836-1838 and 1838-1853. The original letters include those written by Joshua Soule, a dentist in Indianapolis, and his fiance, Eliza Lawson of Lebanon, Ohio. Some of the other correspondents are William Brown, Andrew Kennedy, and James Whitcomb. Letters dated 1843-1844 regard Democratic party politics.
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of papers of Ebenezer F. Lucas (1807-1871), a businessman in Williamsport and State Line City, Warren County; clerk, Warren County Circuit Court (1838); Warren County treasurer (1842); engineer ad superintendent, Wabash and Erie Canal (1842-1846); assistant marshal to aid in taking the 8th U.S. Census (1860). Lucas’s papers include his correspondence regarding the operation of the Wabash and Erie Canal; correspondence, surveys, and legal documents...
Collection — Folder: S1495
Scope and Contents This collection includes texts from Noah Noble, D. Burr, James Whitcomb, John Henderson, and Dr. William N. Reser in Indiana ranging from 1835 to 1941 regarding the Wabash and Erie Canal, its workers, sale, and boats.