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Miles Eggleston collection

 Collection — Folder: S0411
Identifier: S0411

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a photocopy of a "Roll and Record of Attorneys" compiled at the request of Miles Eggleston when he was judge of the 3rd Circuit Court of Indiana. It lists the attorneys licensed to practice law in the state of Indiana from the years 1844 to 1851. Also included is information regarding who granted their licenses and when.


  • 1844-1851


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

Miles Cary Eggleston was born on February 26, 1791, in Amelia County, Virginia. He attended William and Mary College where he studied law. After graduating in 1815, Eggleston moved to the Indiana Territory. He settled in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, and began a law practice. In 1817, he was admitted to the Indiana bar, moved to Franklin County, Indiana and became the prosecuting attorney there the following year. In 1819, Eggleston was elected presiding judge of the 3rd Judicial Circuit and retained the office until December 4, 1844, when he resigned. He continued to practice law after leaving the bench. In 1841, he was appointed to the Indiana University Board of Trustees and served on the Board until 1848. He died on July 19, 1851, in Bedford Springs, Kentucky.


Myers, Burton Dorr. Trustees and Officers of Indiana University 1820 to 1950. Bloomington: Indiana University, 1951.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/11/16 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/16 by Edythe Huffman.
Miles Eggleston collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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