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Resolution tendering Independence Hall to Schuyler Colfax

 Collection — Folder: OBC016
Identifier: OBC016

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a resolution from the Select and Common Councils of the city of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on March 12, 1870 to Vice President Schuyler Colfax for a public reception during his visit to the city.


  • 1870/03/12


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

U.S. Vice President Schuyler Colfax visited Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 25, 1870 for the 25th anniversary of the Friendship Division, No. 19, Sons of Temperance. He gave a speech at the Academy of Music during his visit and Independence Hall was tendered to the vice president for his use during the visit.


"Common Branch."


0.06 Cubic Feet (1 large oversize folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

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Collection processing completed 2022/05/25 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2022/05/25 by Brittany Kropf.
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