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The collection also includes copies of correspondence of early Indiana politicians, including a September 5, 1810 letter sent from the land office at Vincennes and signed by Jonathan Jennings; a September 18, 1830 letter sent to Gen. John Tipton from William Henry Harrison regarding attending an "anniversary of the action," presumably the Battle of Tippecanoe; an envelope posted from Cleves, Ohio August 31, 1830 by Harrison and sent to Tipton at Logansport; and a July 28, 1834 letter, with two typewritten transcriptions, sent by Harrison to Tipton regarding a "vile attack" made upon Harrison and an inquiry into why Tipton hadn't published a refutation of the charges sent by Col. Todd.
The collection also has copies of letters ranging from 1879 to 1885 that were sent to J. M. Dresser of Lafayette, Indiana from John A. Logan; an incomplete response regarding the "Compromise" by members of the Indiana Legislature in 1887, most likely written by Dresser, and a transcription of the response; and a July 13, 1888 letter sent to Dresser from Benjamin Harrison in response to Dresser's telegram of congratulations on Harrison's nomination.
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American Battlefield Trust. "Fort Donelson." Learn: Civil War Battles. Accessed August 10, 2022. https://www.battlefields.org/learn/civil-war/battles/fort-donelson.
Cooling, B. Franklin. "Fort Donelson." Tennessee Encyclopedia. Accessed August 10, 2022. https://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/entries/fort-donelson/.
Indiana Legislator Database. "Jasper Marion Dresser." Indiana Legislator Biographies. Accessed August 10, 2022. http://legdb.iga.in.gov/#!/legislator/82/Jasper-Dresser.
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