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Edward C. Hughes letter

 Collection — Folder: S2367
Identifier: S2367

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a photocopy of a December 26, 1907 letter sent to E. C. Hughes of Charlestown, Indiana from J. B. Lewman on Mutual Construction Co. (Louisville, Ky.) letterhead. Lewman is presumed to be John Burel Lewman, Edward Hughes’ cousin. The letter discusses business dealings and finances and mentions the location of Eastman and Hamilton. Lewman also mentions "Winnie," most likely his brother Winn Clare “Winnie” Lewman.


  • 1907/12/26


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

Edward C. Hughes was born October 28, 1864 in Charlestown Township, Clark County, Indiana to Hiram K. Hughes and Nancy J. (Lewman) Hughes. He graduated from DePauw University in 1894 and became a leading attorney in Clark County. Hughes married Maude Robertson on April 19, 1901. Hughes passed away at his home in Charlestown on February 5, 1916.


"Edward C. Hughes Dies on Eve of Campaign." The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY), February 6, 1916. "Edward C. Hughes." Find a Grave Memorial. Accessed June 17, 2022.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Miss Marie Schefer on 1966/11/11.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2022/06/17 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2022/06/17 by Laura Eliason.


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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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