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John Johnston letter

 Collection — Folder: S3011
Identifier: S3011

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a Photostat copy of an October 1, 1810 letter acknowledging receipt of merchandise from John Johnston, Indian Agent.


  • 1810/10/01

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

John Johnston was an Indian agent who served with Anthony Wayne in his 1792-1793 campaign against the Indians of the Northwest. For eleven years, John Johnston was Canal Commissioner of Ohio. In 1841, he was commissioned to treaty with the Ohio Indians to achieve their removal.


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 from Mrs. Sam R. Taylor on 1931/12/22.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 2006/03 by Christina Baich. EAD finding aid created in 2006/03 by Christina Baich. EAD finding aid revised 2015/11/12 by Brittany Kropf.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.