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Boston and Indiana Land Company auction schedule

 Collection — Folder: OB031
Identifier: OB031

Scope and Contents

The collection is a printed 4-page schedule of lands offered for sale at auction by the Boston and Indiana Land Company, dated August 14, 1843. The schedule pages are sewn together and list by county the company’s properties which were being sold in seven counties of Indiana and three counties of Illinois. The date of patent, number of patent, section, township, range, and number of acres are given for each property. The place of the auction and conditions of sale are also provided.


  • 1843/08/14

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

In 1843, the Boston and Indiana Land Company, based in Boston, auctioned off the whole of its property. The trustees held land in Vanderburgh, Warrick, Gibson, Pike, Daviess, Greene, and Clay counties of Indiana and in Macon, Clarke, and Coles counties of Illinois.


0.05 Cubic Feet (1 medium oversize folder)

Language of Materials



This collection includes one item.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Philip N. William during 1999. Finding aid revised by Jennifer Duplaga during May 2005. Finding aid revised by Edythe Huffman on 2015/11/16. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/05/24.
Boston and Indiana Land Company auction schedule
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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