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Daniel McDonald collection

 Collection — Folder: S878
Identifier: S0878

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of four letters (1817-1820) and one personal account book (1824-1831) that belonged to Daniel McDaniel. The letters relate to a couple legal incidents, including ferry accident and an issue of a distress warrent, that occurred in New Albany, Indiana.


  • 1817-1831

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.

Historical Note

The collection contains material from the earliest settlers of New Albany, Indiana. New Albany was founded in 1813 by three brothers: Joel, Abner, and Nathaniel Scribner. Initially a part of Clark County, in 1819 Floyd County, Indiana was established with New Albany serving as the county seat. Richard Aston served as the first justice of the peace. Davis Floyd served as the first judge of Clark County.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Bert Neville on 1960/05/13.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

EAD finding aid created 2014/07/23 by Brent Abercrombie.
Daniel McDonald 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.