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Frances Slocum letter

 Collection — Folder: S1197
Identifier: S1197

Scope and Contents

This collection includes one letter from George Slocum to Frances Slocum, his aunt in Peru, Indiana dated December 28, 1845 regarding his recent visit and subsequent return home.


  • 1845

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

Frances Slocum was abducted by Delaware warriors at a young age. She later became an adopted member of the Miami tribe. Family members located her in 1837 and she chose to remain with the Miami. She died March 9, 1847.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)


This collection consists of one item and a photocopy.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mildred E. Harvey on 1989/03/21.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/03/02 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2017/03/02 by Lauren Patton.
Frances Slocum letter
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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