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Indiana Territory 1815 census

 Collection — Folder: S1592
Identifier: S1592

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the original census on parchment, enclosed in a folder, and a xerox copy of same. Thirteen counties are listed with the population of each county. The smallest population was Switzerland County with 1332 residents. The county with the greatest population was Knox County with 8062 people. The total population was 63,649 people in Indiana Territory in 1815.


  • 1815

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

In 1815, a census was taken in the Indiana Territory consisting of thirteen counties. The report was signed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Indiana Territory.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection has one folder and one piece of paper, which is a xerox copy of the parchment enclosed in the folder.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer on 1915/11/22.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed 2016/3/17 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Indiana Territory 1815 census
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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