Dillon, John Brown, 1807?-1879
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S0473
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Calvin Fletcher in Indianapolis, Indiana on January 8, 1855 regarding the receipt of seeds and asking Thomas A. Hendricks to deliver a letter to John B. Dillon.
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of John B. Dillon’s historical notes on people and events relating to the early exploration and settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest. Also included is a scrapbook of Dillon’s letters published in newspapers on the U.S. Civil War, the Republican Party, and Indiana history (1861–1876); letters to Dillon regarding the Historical Society, the Indiana Sanitary Fair (1864), and Dillon’s historical work; and a memorial by John Coburn on the life of John Brown...