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John L. Brattain papers

Identifier: S0158

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a handwritten, signed letter from John L. Brattain on October 2, 1850 regarding health, money and family matters.


  • 1821

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research, but there are restrictions due to condition and age of materials. Contact the repository for more information.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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.

Biographical / Historical

John L. Brattain was the son of Benjamin Brattain [or Britten], who lived in Washington, Indiana in Daviess County in 1821. He bought land in Daviess County in 1838.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Ownership and Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a gift from Putnam Bookshop 1963/06/10.

General Note

Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/09/17 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid revised 2013/09/17 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.