Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains 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. Other correspondents include Thomas A. Hendricks, James Whitcomb,...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the of business papers of John Borden, stock certificates and receipts of the Borden Family. 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: S473
Collection — Folder: S617
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 16-page manuscript written by Claude J. Haymond regarding Shelby County's role in the 1851 Indiana constitutional convention. The manuscript gives a brief background of Indiana's first constitution of 1816 and the reasons why it was deemed necessary to create a new one. Haymond describes Shelbyville and Shelby County in 1850 and also quotes the description of Indianapolis written by Edward Eggleston at the time of the convention. Haymond's manuscript offers...
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: B049
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains business papers, correspondence, receipts and deeds from the firm of Hamilton and Taber, including Cyrus Taber's correspondence with Allen Hamilton. Much of the correspondence regards business, various Indian treaties, railroads, politics, and the settlement of Hamilton's estate following his death in 1864. Materials date from 1788 through 1963, with the bulk of the collection dating from Allen Hamilton's career. Materials are arranged chronologically, with business...
Collection — Folder: S0322
Scope and Contents This collection is one item, a certificate issued by Thomas A. Hendricks, Governor of the State of Indiana, “To all who shall see these Presents” authorizing John B. Cromer to serve as a Notary Public in Washington County. The Governor signed the document on January 18, 1875. His signature is very neat and legible. John E. Neff, Secretary of State, also signed on the front of the certificate. A large green seal of the State of Indiana as well as a black and white picture are on the front. The...
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters to John B. Stoll regarding state and national Democratic Party politics (1866-1920), including correspondence relating to the 1870 and 1872 campaigns. Also included are letters from German Democrats in the state, as well as correspondence relating to northern Indiana newspapers and his work with the Democratic State Editorial Association. The collection has Stoll’s work on the history of the Democratic Party in Indiana along with his political speeches and...
Collection — Folder: S1280
Scope and Contents There are 2 items in this collection. The oldest document is a handwritten letter dated August 10, 1858. The Commissioner of the General Land Office, Thomas A. Hendricks, later U.S. Vice President, wrote to John S. Tarkington, Esq., Indianapolis, about the Military Bounty Land Warrant Certificate for 160 acres, which is returned because "the certificate of H. C. Newcomb is not accompanied by a certificate under seal from the proper authority of his official character at the time of taking the...