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Simon B. Hadley collection

 Collection — Folder: S0562
Identifier: S0562

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a typed transcript of a daily log of miles traveled, expenses, and experiences during a move from “our old habitation” through Martinsville, Indiana from August through September of 1826 to “our own cabin”.


  • 1826


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

Simon B. Hadley was born May 9, 1795 in NC. His home was Chatham, NC according to the 1820 census. From 1824 through 1831, he made several purchases of land in Morgan County, IN. In 1850, he, his wife and 5 children lived in Morgan County, IN. He died April 5, 1856 and is buried in Mooresville, IN.


Information in the collection. "Simon Hadley." 1820 United States Federal Census. Accessed July 2, 2013. "Simon B. Hadley." 1850 United States Federal Census. Accessed July 2, 2013. "Simon B. Hadley." U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907. Accessed July 2, 2013. "Simon B. Hadley." Find A Grave Index. Accessed July 2, 2013.


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 Chalmers Hadley on 1945/01/18.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/07 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/07 by Edythe Huffman.
Simon B. Hadley collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.