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1811 elections documents

 Collection — Folder: S3114
Identifier: S3114

Scope and Contents

This collection includes an order dated February 1, 1811 from William Henry Harrison, Governor of the Indiana Territory, to the sheriff of Jefferson County. The order directs the sheriff to hold an election for the purpose of selecting one person to represent the citizenry of the county in the House of Representatives of the Indiana Territory. Also included are six poll reports, dated April 1811, listing voters in three townships, Jefferson, Madison, and Washington of Jefferson County and the votes they cast for one member of the House of Representatives of the Indiana Territory and for one delegate to the United States Congress.

Dates

  • circa 1811

Creator

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.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Item Listing

An item-level list is available upon request.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Philip N. Williams in 1999. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2019/08/08.
Title
1811 elections documents
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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