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J. L. Moss papers

 Collection — Folder: S0994
Identifier: S0994

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typewritten transcript of a 1849 bill of sale by J. L. Moss, who wrote it advertising household goods he wanted to sell before leaving for Oregon. There is also a newspaper clipping from the Indianapolis News, January 11, 1949, about the sale bill.


  • 1849, 1949

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

J. L. Moss was a farmer who lived outside Versailles, Kentucky. In 1849, he left Kentucky for the Oregon Territory.


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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 William R. Hinshaw in 1949.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1999 by Philip N. WIlliams. EAD finding aid created 2013/05 by Jamie Dunn.
J. L. Moss papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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