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Benjamin and Juliet Corwine indenture

 Collection — Folder: OB013
Identifier: OB013

Scope and Contents

This collection contains an indenture for real estate purchased by Benjamin and Juliet Corwine in Henry County, Indiana dated January 22, 1866.


  • 1866/01/22

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

Benjamin Corwine (or Corwin) was born February 26, 1811 in Mason County, Kentucky. Corwine was a merchant by trade in Bainbridge, Indiana. In addition to his business, Corwine was a liberal supporter of the local Bainbridge schools and advocated the paving of roads in Putnam County, Indiana. His wife, Juliet St. Clair Whitsett, was born in Montgomery County, Kentucky June 8, 1825. Benjamin Corwine died May 2, 1872 and Juliet died August 13, 1908.


Weik, Jesse W. Weik’s History of Putnam County, Indiana. Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen and Company, 1910.


0.05 Cubic Feet (1 medium oversize 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 Kay Knott during April 1988.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Benjamin Clark during April 2006. Finding aid revised by Edythe Huffman on 2015/11/16. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/05/24.
Benjamin and Juliet Corwine indenture
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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