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Joseph Glover collection

 Collection — Folder: S0518
Identifier: S0518

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of business papers from 1805 to 1842, including personal and prison receipts from Kentucky (1805-1810). It also includes Lawrence County Court and Sheriff’s papers from the 1820s-1830s, land and business papers from Lawrence County, rules and membership list of a Lawrence County association “for the purpose of suppressing crimes in general, and more particularly those of counterfeiting and horse stealing” from 1819, and a petition on behalf of Indiana Judge John H. Thompson from 1839.


  • 1805-1881


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

Joseph Glover was born in 1782 in Grayson County, Virginia. He married Mary McManus on May 11, 1813, and they had 11 children. He was a clerk and bookkeeper of the Kentucky State Prison. He moved to Orange County Indiana in 1811 and was a farmer in Lawrence County, Indiana from 1816 to 1844. He was the Lawrence County Sheriff: 1818-1822, 1826-1828, and 1831-1835. He was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives from 1822 to 1823. Glover died on July 21, 1844.


Items in the collection. Indiana Marriages to 1850. Accessed April 19, 2013.

A Biographical Directory of the Indiana General Assembly, Vol. 1. Indianapolis: Select Committee on the Centennial History of the Indiana General Assembly, 1980. Pg. 144


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Carroll A. johnson in 1969.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/04 by Erica Sgroi. EAD finding aid created 2013/04 by Erica Sgroi.
Joseph Glover 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.