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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...

James H. Dixon letter

 Collection — Folder: S179
Identifier: S0179
Scope and Contents This collection includes one copy of a letter from James H. Dixon of Montgomery Township, Jennings County, Indiana from Lafayette, Tennessee on April 16, 1865 regarding his supper, the death of President Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, the end of the U.S. Civil War, and family matters.

James O. Walton collection

 Collection — Folder: S1355
Identifier: S1355
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed copies of letters which James O. Walton sent to his wife Mary Ann ranging from February 1864 to January 1865 during the American Civil War, with information about military life, Generals William Sherman and John Bell Hood, the presidential election, and health.

Jesse Kilgour Dubois papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0384
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and political and business papers from Jesse Kilgour Dubois ranging from 1830 to 1920 pertaining to his work as Illinois Receiver of Public Moneys (1849-1853), his land investments and interests in land drainage (1840s-1850s); the Illinois State Auditor's office and the presidential campaigns of 1860 and 1864; and Abraham Lincoln's life.There is also a certificate of commission as a major general in 1864 during the U.S. Civil War and copies...

Schuyler Colfax collection

 Collection
Identifier: L036
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters regarding his...

William Bruce papers

 Collection — Folder: S184
Identifier: S0184
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed documents from William Bruce in Indiana ranging from 1851 to 1853 and undated regarding family and historical matters.

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