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Scrapbook, undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 2

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The largest part of the collection consists of papers of Ebenezer F. Lucas (1807-1871), which include his correspondence regarding the operation of the Wabash and Erie Canal; correspondence, surveys, and legal documents relating to his business and land interests in Warren County, Indiana; and papers relating to the 1860 census.

The collection also includes Mary J. Aborn’s correspondence and writings in relation to early Warren County history and the removal of Native Americans from Indiana; two scrapbooks of clippings on Warren County history from the 1880s, pasted in on Dr. Aborn’s account books from the 1850s and 1870s; and records of the treasurer for school district no. 1 in Warren County (1834).

Correspondents include Henry W. Ellsworth, Elisha English, Allen Hamilton, Edward A. Hannegan, Joseph E. McDonald, Daniel Mace, David Turpie, James Whitcomb and William Wesley Woolen.

Oversize items include several land grants (OB201). Recipients of these grants were Abigail Stufflebeam, John Stufflebeam, Michael Stufflebeam and David Glenn. All were signed for President Andrew Jackson by his secretary.

Dates

  • 1815-1907

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 0.65 Cubic Feet (2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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