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Bethlehem Township, Cass County, Indiana abstract of title

 Collection — Folder: S2739
Identifier: S2739

Scope and Contents

This collection includes an 1887 abstract of title for land located in the north west quarter of the north east quarter of section 14, township 28 north, of Range number 2 east in Bethlehem Township, Cass County, Indiana. The abstract conveys information regarding ownership of the property from March 1839 to August 1887.


  • 1887

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

Cass County, Indiana was named for General Lewis Cass, governor of the Michigan Territory and active participant in negotiating treaties with the Native Americans living in the region. The county was created on December 18, 1828 by an act of the Indiana Legislature and Bethlehem Township was later organized on March 7, 1836. The township contains 36 full sections and is situated in the northern part of the county in congressional township 28 north, range 2 east.


Cass County, Indiana. "Our History." Accessed September 13, 2018.

Powell, Jehu Z., ed. History of Cass County Indiana:From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time: with Biographical Sketches and Reference to Biographies Previously Compiled. Vol. 1. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1913.


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 2018/09/13 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/09/13 by Laura Eliason.
Bethlehem Township, Cass County, Indiana abstract of title
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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