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O. A. Somers collection

 Collection — Folder: S1219
Identifier: S1219

Scope and Contents

Four items are in this collection: (1) October 6, 1880 letter on letterhead for the Republican State Central Committee to O. A. Somers from J. A. Wildman, treasurer; (2) receipt for $17.00 dated October 27, 1880, received from O. A. Summers and signed J. A. Wildman, treasurer; (3) letter dated November 14, 1880 from J. A. Wildman to O. A. Somers, Kokomo, Indiana; and (4) letter on letterhead for St. James Hotel, Washington, D.C., dated June 5, 1882, to O. A. Somers from M. Garrigus. The letters concern politics. Mr. James Wildman asked Mr. Somers, in the November 14, 1880 letter: "How does Garrigus stand on the Senatorial question with all due respect to all the candidates." He also wrote that he thought "General [Benjamin] Harrison should be elected to the Senate."


  • 1880-1882


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

O. A. Somers was a Republican from whom James A. Wilman, Treasuer of the Republican State Central Committee, sought political advice. He lived in Kokomo, Indiana, in 1880.


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 the Detroit Public Library.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed 2016/11/3 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
O. A. Somers 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.