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J. S. Haldeman letter

 Collection — Folder: S0566
Identifier: S0566

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a typed copy of a letter from J. S. Haldeman from Thorntown, IN to his cousin Sarah Spoon, in Canton, Illinois on December 3, 1838. He states that he is studying medicine and is interested in settling near her to practice, if the location, price of land, and health of the place is suitable. He compliments her letter writing as very good for someone her age, 13 or 14, as he remembers, and he praises the value of education.


  • 1838/12/03


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

No information is currently available regarding J. S. Haldeman.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection contains one item.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/07 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/07 by Edythe Huffman.
J. S. Haldeman letter
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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