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Samuel N. Miller collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0960

Scope and Contents

This collection contains Samuel N. Miller's account book, receipts, and correspondence from Miller relatives in Wayne County, Ohio ranging from 1831 to 1859. The collection also includes a mortgage signed by Miller on June 2, 1851 and an August 10, 1852 article of agreement to teach school in Green County, Indiana.


  • 1831-1859

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

Samuel N. Miller was born in February, 1810 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania to John and Anna Neidigh Miller. He married Hannah Phillips in 1829 and they had eight children. The Millers moved to Wayne County, Ohio in the 1830s and later located to Greene County, Indiana in the early 1850s. Samuel was a farmer and ordained minister. He died on May 22, 1873.

Sources: "Samuel Miller." Pennsylvania and New Jersey Church and Town Records, 1669-1999. Accessed July 29, 2017. "Samuel N Miller." 1870 United States Federal Census. Accessed July 29, 2017. "Rev Samuel Neidigh Miller." Find a Grave Index. Accessed July 29, 2017.

Goodspeed Brothers. History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, State of Indiana. Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1884.


0.02 Cubic Feet (2 folders)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/07/29 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/07/29 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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