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John W. Dutton papers

 Collection — Folder: S396
Identifier: S0396

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a carbon copy of a typed transcript of a speech from John W. Dutton in Jamestown, Indiana on 1854/07/04 regarding the 4th of July, the United States' history and duties of citizens.


  • 1854/07/04


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

John W. Dutton was born in 1832 and was a native of Groveport and Columbus, Ohio. He worked as a banker and served in Battery/Company A, 2nd Missouri Light Artillery of the United States Army. He died on January 13, 1864 in the regimental hospital near St. Louis, Missouri and is buried in the Greenwood Cemetery in Decatur, Illinois.

Information found within the collection.

"Dutton, John W.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/11/24.

"Dutton, John Wm.". U.S., Registers of Deaths of Volunteers, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2014/11/24.


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 from G. R. Dutton on 1937/07/05.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/11/24 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/11/24 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.