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Huntington County Auditor's checks

 Collection — Folder: S1674
Identifier: S1674

Scope and Contents

This collection includes two checks from the Auditor's Office of Huntington County, Indiana signed by John Alexander. The first check is for a $3.00 payment to Henry Brown for a tax refund dated November 30, 1855 and the second check is for a $40.27 payment to C. Brower for redemption of property in Township 26, Range 9 East dated January 7, 1856.


  • 1855-1856

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

Huntington County, Indiana was organized in 1834 and the city of Huntington serves as the county seat. Beginning in 1843, the county had an auditor to keep accounts and issue checks for the county. John Alexander served as the county auditor from 1851 to 1856.


Bash, Frank Sumner. History of Huntington County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1914.

Huntington Board of County Commissioners. Historical Sketch of Huntington County, Indiana. Huntington, IN: Herald Printing Company, 1877.


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.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/11/24 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2021/11/24 by Laura Eliason.
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Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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