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George Henry, State Bank of Indiana appointment

 Collection — Folder: S2898
Identifier: S2898

Scope and Contents

The collection includes an original handwritten one page document signed by Governor James Whitcomb on February 12, 1848, commissioning George Henry as Director of the State Bank of Indiana.


  • 1848


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

The State Bank of Indiana was established by the Indiana General Assembly on January 28, 1834, under Governor Noah Noble. On February 12, 1848, Governor James Whitcomb commissioned George Henry as Director of the State Bank of Indiana, after Henry was elected to the position by the State Senate and House of Representatives.

Source: Indiana Historical Bureau,; Harding, W. (1895). The State Bank of Indiana. Journal of Political Economy, 4(1), 1-36. Retrieved from


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Virginia Lindstrom on 1973/08/12.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/09/07 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2017/09/07 by Linda Gellert.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.