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Burns family papers

 Collection — Folder: S196
Identifier: S0196

Scope and Contents

This collection includes original documents from the Burns family members in Ohio ranging from 1839 to 1849 regarding land deeds and receipts. There is also a deed from Montgomery County, Indiana from the Laricks family in 1848 regarding a land deed.


  • 1839/03/19-1849/04/23, undated

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.

Biographical Note

William R. Burns lived in Columbiana County, Ohio in 1840.

"Burns, William R.". 1840 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/16.

Biographical Note

Hugh Burns was born in 1774. He was married to Sarah and they had at least one daughter, Isabel. He lived in Columbiana County, Ohio in 1830, 1840 and 1850.

Information found within the collection.

"Burns, Hugh". 1830 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/13.

"Burns, Hugh". 1850 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/13.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/05/16 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/16 by Edythe Huffman.
Burns family papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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