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Chauncey Rose and William Hickman warranty deed

 Collection — Folder: S1350
Identifier: S1350

Scope and Contents

The warranty deed conveys property in Vigo County, Indiana, from Chauncey Rose to William P. Hickman, on March 20, 1867. Mr. Hickman paid Mr. Rose $650.00 for the land. County Recorder John B. Meyer recorded the transaction on December 23, 1868, in Record 36, page 572. On the same date, Auditor William Paddock added his name to the document.


  • 1867

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

Chauncey Rose, who signed this warranty deed conveying land in Vigo County to William P. Hickman, was the builder of the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad and the Terre Haute and Vandalia Railroad. He was also the founder of the Rhodes Polytechnic Institute of Terre Haute. Mr. Rose was instrumental in the construction of the Union Depot at Indianapolis. He was a bachelor.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



There is only one item in this collection.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Guy M. Walker on 1928/9/10.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed 2018/5/17 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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