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Henry Hopkins promissory note

 Collection — Folder: S2572
Identifier: S2572

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a handwritten promissory note, ink on paper, approx. 4x8" from Henry Hopkins to Page Duford, in Manchester, Indiana, for $35.00 owed, signed 1833/09/07 and due 1834/01/01. A small stamp on the lower left corner has the number 322.


  • 1833/09/07


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

On September 7, 1833, Henry Hopkins, then living in Manchester, Indiana, signed a promissory note for $35.00, to be paid to Page Duford, or the note's bearer, on January 1, 1834 at Hopkins' home.

Hopkins married Maria Stone on June 14, 1831 in Dearborn County, Indiana.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection includes one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Indiana State Museum in 1975.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1997 by cf. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/04 by Ruth Bogan.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.