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Thomas H. Trueblood letters

 Collection — Folder: S1323
Identifier: S1323

Scope and Contents

This collection has five letters with three envelopes. The letters are addressed to Thomas H. Trueblood, who was a Quaker, living in Washington County, Indiana. The first letter from D. J. Banta, dated December 18, 1885, is about farming, economic conditions, the government, and the temperance movement. He mentions Thomas A. Hendricks and the Democratic administration. The next letter is typed on onion skin paper with the letterhead: Morrison, Plummber and Company, Wholesale Druggists, Chicago, and is about organizing committees. Among the committees listed on a separate sheet are: Corrupt Literature and Social Impurity; Gambling and Kindred Vices; Indian Affairs; Prison Affairs, and Temperance Interests. The third letter, dated, August 19, 1888, is from Joshua S. Mills, and is about Native Americans. The fourth letter written October 31, 1888, does not show a signature. On November 15, 1888, Lydia Price wrote to Thomas about Blue River.


  • 1885-1888

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

Thomas H. Trueblood, born around 1826, worked as a farmer.


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 Mrs. Harvey Morris on 1937/7/5.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed 2017/10/26 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.