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Bazil B. Edmonston papers

 Collection — Folder: S406
Identifier: S0406

Scope and Contents

This collection includes typed copies, carbon copies and photocopies of autographed letters from Bazil Brooke Edmonston and other family members and acquaintances in Indiana and elsewhere in the United States ranging from 1770 to 1930 regarding family matters, politics, land and debts.

Dates

  • 1770-1912

Creator

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

Bazil Brooke Edmonston was born on May 14, 1766 in Prince George's County, Maryland to Ninian and Dorothy Edmonston. He was one of at least three children. He married Hannah (Rose) in 1785 or 1786 and they had ten children. Their sons Benjamin Rose Edmonston served in the Indiana House of Representative and the Indiana Senate, and Bazil Brooke Edmonston, Jr. served in the Indiana House of Representatives. Bazil Brooke [Sr] was a clerk of the court for 28 years, served as a postmaster, and was a probate judge. He lived in Dubois County, Indiana for many years and died in January 1841. He is buried in the Jasper, Indiana cemetery.

Information found within the collection.

"Edmonston, (Col.) Bazil B.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/12/01. http://www.findagrave.com

"Edmonston, (Col.) Bazil Brooke [Sr.]". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/12/01. http://www.findagrave.com

"Edmonston, Bazil Brook." (1980). In A biographical directory of the Indiana General Assembly . (v.1, p. 113). Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Historical Bureau ISLI 920 B15G

"Edmonston, Benjamin Rose." In A biographical directory of the Indiana General Assembly . (v.1, p. 113). Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Historical Bureau ISLI 920 B15G

Extent

0.02 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Charles N. Edmonston on 1966/09/13.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/12/01 by Edythe S. Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/12/01 by Edythe S. Huffman.
Title
Bazil B. Edmonston papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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