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David McNabney letter and receipt

 Collection — Folder: S2127
Identifier: S2127

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter and receipt sent to David McNabney of Terre Haute, Indiana from the Office of the Sinking Fund at Indianapolis, Indiana. Both items are dated December 2, 1861, and they are in regard to interest payments on money McNabney borrowed from the fund. The collection also includes the envelope addressed to Mr. McNabney and postmarked December 2 from Indianapolis, June 1 at Terre Haute and then June 12 with a "Dead Letter Office" stamp.


  • 1861/12/02


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

David McNabney was born in Ireland around 1820. He married Nancy Kelly on March 16, 1847 in Marion County, Indiana. He died in Terre Haute, Indiana at the age of 75 on January 12, 1896.

Sources: "David McNabney." Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920. Accessed January 26, 2017. "David McNabney." Indiana Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993. Accessed January 26, 2017. "David McNabney." 1880 United State Federal Census. Accessed January 26, 2017.


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 2017/01/26 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/01/26 by Laura Eliason.
David McNabney letter and receipt
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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