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Bence family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1841
Scope and Contents This collection contains deeds, indentures, mortgages, and banking and estate documents of the Bence family. Ranging from 1790 to 1885, the bulk of the land documents are related to property located in Jefferson County, Kentucky and Putnam County, Indiana. The collection also includes John A. Bence's certificate for his commission as first lieutenant in the "Washington Guards" signed by Indiana Governor Ashbel D. Willard on August 4, 1859; a certificate of exemption for permanent disability for...
Dates: 1790-1882

Benjamin Floyd estate slave allotment

 Collection — Folder: S2655
Identifier: S2655
Scope and Contents This collection includes the slave allotment for the estate of Benjamin Floyd of Lincoln County, Kentucky dated April 6, 1837. The beneficiaries of the allotment were his eight surviving children - Singleton, John, Frances, David, Lucy, Betsey, Benjamin, and Polly. The document lists the slaves names and monetary value under each lot number and notes which heir received which lot. The allotment was recorded by the Lincoln County clerk on August 7, 1837.
Dates: 1837

David Dale Owen estate sale notice

 Collection — Folder: S3446
Identifier: S3446
Scope and Contents This collection contains an administrator's sale notice for David Dale Owen created by Richard Owen in New Harmony, Indiana on December 22, 1860.
Dates: 1860/12/22

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: V048
Scope and Contents This collection contains account books, daybooks, ledgers, and letter books of the Ewing family, particularly those used by brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing regarding their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana, their fur trade business, and their trade with Native Americans (1829- 1865). The collection also includes a daybook, ledger, and three letter books used for G.W. Ewing’s estate (1866-1877).
Dates: 1829-1877

Francis Godfroy correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2242
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats and photocopies of correspondence primarily to Francis Godfroy, dating from 1824 to 1847. Those corresponding with Francis Godfroy include William Griffith Ewing, concerning fur trade and other business relations; Allen Hamilton, a close friend who served as executor of Francis Godfroy's last will and testament; Thomas Hamilton; Colonel Abel C. Pepper, superintendent of Indian Reservations and Indian agent; Samuel Milroy, Colonel Pepper's successor; John...
Dates: 1824-1847

George W. Ewing letters

 Collection — Folder: S1825
Identifier: S1825
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence sent by George Washington Ewing to Byrum D. Miner of Fort Wayne, Indiana regarding the sale of furs and skins, William G. Ewing's estate, and other legal matters (1855-1856). The collection also includes a November 29, 1849 bill from Brown's Hotel in Washington, D.C. and three letters sent by Lucinda Smith of Evansville, Indiana to Ewing and Miner regarding the collection of rent from the government for cattle and stables kept on property presumably owned...
Dates: 1849-1865

Isaac Miller papers

 Collection — Folder: S0962
Identifier: S0962
Scope and Contents This collection contains Isaac Miller's financial documents and receipts from Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, ranging from 1806 ot 1904, including documents regarding the estate of Henry Miller (1806-1856); financial documents and tax receipts from Fayette, Rush, and Hamilton Counties in Indiana (1858-1881); papers listing Miller's personal property sold at auction on October 29, 1869; a page from the 1904 Quaker periodical, The American Friend; and undated advertisement cards from various...
Dates: 1806-1904

Jacob Witmer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1398
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and legal documents ranging from 1927 to 1930 regarding the estate of Jacob Witmer of Shelby County, Indiana and administrated by his nephew John H. Wilson. The collection also includes Velma Whitmer's notebook containing transcriptions of letters written by her mother and grandmother (1901-1907) and poems written by herself and her sister Mary (1912-1914); an April 29, 1837 deed signed by Nathan H. Wilson of Bartholomew County, Indiana granting land to...
Dates: 1837-1932, undated

John Johnson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L283
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records from 1853-1933, though the bulk of the materials cover 1880-1900. The first two folders consist mainly of papers related to the Keystone Lodge and contain minutes, reports, and financial documents. These two folders also contain some Johnson family papers as well, including receipts, estate papers, and family correspondence. The third folder contains mostly Albert Johnson, son of John Johnson, family correspondence and papers. The final folder consists...
Dates: 1853-1933

John Tipton collection

 Collection
Identifier: L160
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839 in Indiana. His correspondence, including retained copies of his outgoing letters, includes letters relating to the operations of the Indiana Militia in the 1810s; and political correspondence regarding the work of the state legislature (1820s-1830s), his senatorial elections (1831, 1832), his appointments to federal office (1831-1839), and local, state, and national issues, particularly...
Dates: 1806-1858

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Ewing, George Washington, 1804-1866 3
Hamilton, Allen, 1798-1864 2
Jennings, Jonathan, 1784-1834 2
Parke, Benjamin, 1777-1835 2
Barton, Joseph T., 1813-1889 1
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Bence family 1
Boon, Ratliff, 1781-1844 1
Bruté de Rémur, Simon William Gabriel, 1779-1839. 1
Burhenn, Velda Whitmer, 1900-1935 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Conner, William, 1777-1855 1
Defrees, John D. (John Dougherty), 1810 or 1811-1882 1
Everson, Ray D., 1884-1960 1
Ewing, William Griffith 1
Ewing, William Griffith, 1801-1854 1
Fletcher, Calvin, 1798-1866 1
Floyd, Benjamin 1
Godfroy, Francis, 1788-1840 1
Godfroy, Lewis 1
Hannah, Samuel 1
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 1
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 1
Hendricks, William, 1782-1850 1
Indiana. Militia 1
McCoy, Isaac, 1784-1846 1
Miami Tribe 1
Miller, Isaac 1
Miller, William H. H. (William Henry Harrison), 1840-1917 1
Miner, Byrum D. 1
Montgomery, Alexander 1
Noble, Noah, 1794-1844 1
Owen, David Dale, 1807-1860 1
Owen, John, 1860-1895 1
Owen, Richard 1
Pepper, Abel C., 1793-1860 1
Posey, Thomas, 1750-1818 1
Pratt, Daniel D. (Daniel Darwin), 1813-1877 1
Redding, Thomas B. 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Richardville, Jean Baptiste, 1761-1841 1
Robinson, Solon, 1803-1880 1
Shipman, Sophia Thompson Lee, 1794-1860 1
Sinks, Daniel 1
Smith, Lucinda 1
Smith, Oliver H. (Oliver Hampton), 1794-1859 1
Sulgrove, James 1
Taber, Cyrus 1
Tipton, John, 1786-1839 1
Tipton, Spier Spencer, 1814-1847 1
United States. Attorney-General 1
United States. Congress. Senate. 1
Wasson, Fleming P., 1807-1888 1
Wasson, Louise, 1857-1936 1
Weatherford, George D., 1820-1894 1
Whitcomb, James, 1795-1852 1
Whitmer, Jacob, -1927 1
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