Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Edward N. Wentworth manuscript
Collection — Folder: S1384
Scope and Contents This collection is a single typed, 35-page manuscript by Edward N. Wentworth entitled: "When Porter County Was Indian Frontier." On page two, Edward indicated that this was a speech he presented. He wrote about how he became interested in the history of the area when he and his wife purchased property in the winter of 1941-1942. Wentworth wrote about the Great Sauk Trail which connected Detroit in Michigan with Rock Island in the Mississippi River. Joseph Bailly received a grant from President...
Dates: circa 1949
Fort Wayne, Indiana land grant and warranty deeds
Collection — Folder: S1046
Scope and Contents This collection includes five original Fort Wayne, Indiana land grants ranging from 1836 to 1837, and one original warranty deed from 1857, from Ethel Peck. The land grant dated April 5, 1836 is stamped "President Andrew Jackson". The land grants dated March 15, 1837; March 20, 1837; and August 1, 1837 are stamped "President Martin Van Buren." The warranty deed is dated January 22, 1857.
Dates: 1836-1837, 1857
Roscoe R. Leak papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, histories of early Indiana families, notes and manuscripts on local history; printed church histories and brochures; financial papers; and newspaper clippings from Roscoe R. Leak and others in Lizton, Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1689 to 1958, regarding early Clark and Hendricks counties; histories of the Disciples of Christ Church and the Methodist Church of those two counties; Leak, Leach and Buzzard family histories and financial documents; and...
Dates: 1689-1958, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Roscoe R. Leak papers
W. H. Roane letter
Collection — Folder: S1120
Scope and Contents This letter is written in ink on one folded sheet of parchment. The letter is from Washington, March 28, 1840, addressed to I. D. P. Brown, and signed W. H. Roane. Mr. Roane discusses the 1840 presidential election, which was between William Henry Harrison, a Whig from Ohio, with John Tyler as his running mate, and Martin Van Buren, a Democrat from New York, who had no vice president on the ticket. Mr. Roane wrote: "The country will be saved from the ignoring of suffering a hungry...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / W. H. Roane letter
William C. Keen papers
Collection — Folder: S756
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat copy from President Martin Van Buren in Washington, D.C. on October 27, 1840 regarding the presidential pardon of William C. Keen after a conviction of robbing the mail.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / William C. Keen papers