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Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...

Harry Dorsey Bertsch clipping

 Collection — Folder: S0584
Identifier: S0584
Scope and Contents This collection contains a clipping of Harry Dorsey Bertsch's column, "Along the Old Trail", printed in the August 15, 1930 newspaper, The Old Trails Echo (Centerville, Indiana). The article reprinted an April 6, 1838 letter written by Samuel Hannah to his sister-in-law, Mary Bishop Willetts. In the letter, Hannah relates business conditions in Centerville following the Panic of 1837 noting that "Times are very hard. Money is every day becoming scarcer so that it is next to impossible to make...

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