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Fitz John Porter letter

 Collection — Folder: S1731
Identifier: S1731

Scope and Contents

This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Fitz John Porter in New Jersey on 1892/05/04 regarding an editorial and Holliday's support of Porter.


  • 1892/05/04


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

Fitz John Porter was born somewhere between 1822 and 1828 in New Hampshire. He married Harriet and they had three children. He served in the Civil War as a general and was court-martialed. He died on May 20 or 21, 1901 and is buried in Brooklyn, New York. "Porter, Fitz John". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2013/10/22. http:// "Porter, Fitz John". Fitz John Porter (Meeth Family Tree). Retrieved 2013/10/22. http:// "Porter, Fitz John". New Jersey, Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971. Retrieved 2013/10/22. http:// "Porter, Fitz John". Web: New York, Find a Grave Index, 1660-2012. Retrieved 2013/10/22. http://


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 records transfer from the Holliday collection on 1937/06/03.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/10/22 by Edyth Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/10/22 by Edyth Huffman. EAD finding aid revised 2018/06/05 by Lauren Patton.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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