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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...

Franklin Pierce and Colonel Abel C. Pepper correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S1063
Identifier: S1063
Scope and Contents Collection includes original letter handwritten by future President Franklin Pierce from Hillsborough, New Hampshire, on November 27, 1829, to Colonel Abel C. Pepper of Rising Sun, Indiana. The letter indicates that Franklin Pierce and Abel Pepper were close friends at the time. In 1829 Col. Pepper had been appointed sub-Indian agent at Fort Wayne by General Andrew Jackson, hence the letter was forwarded to Fort Wayne, Indiana

James L. Monahan collection

 Collection — Folder: S0974
Identifier: S0974
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten copy of a narrative given by LaPorte County, Indiana pioneer James L. Monahan and written down by James W. Lester, secretary of the Gary Historical Society, in the spring of 1923 when Monahan was 98 years old. The narrative relates his childhood experiences as a pioneer living among the Potawatomi and gives an eyewitness account of their forced removal from Northern Indiana. He noted that he "saw a great many of the first things started here" and mentioned...

John Tipton collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L160
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839. 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 internal...

Miami National Reserve maps

 Collection — Folder: S1622
Identifier: S1622
Scope and Contents This collection includes seven half sheet maps and one full size map, hand drawn in ink on vellom paper. The first half-size one is entitled "T. 21, N., R. 1 E. 2nd Mer." Each half-size map following is labeled the same except for the T. (Township) number, which progresses from 21 to 27. The full-size map is: "Township No. 27 N, Range No. 4 E 2nd Mer." On this larger map, the Wabash River is along the bottom edge with Miamisport just north of the river. The sections above Miamisport are: 3 and...

Potawatomi Indians collection

 Collection — Folder: S1561
Identifier: S1561
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostatic copies of letters, land registers and other documents from Indian agents in the Great Lakes and Midwest regions and three commissioners of Indian Affairs, Carey A Harris (1836-1838) and Thomas Hartley Crawford (1838-1845) and Luke Lea (1850-1853) of the Office of Indian Affairs in Indiana, Washington, D.C., and other places in the Midwest ranging from 1835 to 1852. The documents concern the situation and locations of the Potawatomi people and their lands in...

Potawatomi Indians muster rolls

 Collection — Folder: S3141
Identifier: S3141
Scope and Contents This collection includes four muster rolls dated in 1838 listing Potawatomi people who were being forcibly removed from Indiana and sent westward. One is an original muster roll, two are photocopies from the National Archives, and the fourth is a typed transcript. The typed transcript includes additional items, such as a report of land sale agreement, a letter concerning payments under conditions of treaties, signed by James Rariden, and a letter to the Secretary of War concerning relief for...

Treaty of St. Mary's collection

 Collection — Box: L614
Identifier: L614
Scope and Contents This collection includes a treaty between the United States government, the Miami Indian tribe, and territorial leaders in St. Mary's, Ohio during October 3-6, 1818.

Treaty of St. Mary's photostat collection

 Collection — Folder: S2202
Identifier: S2202
Scope and Contents There are three pieces of paper, all photostats, in this collection. Two photostats are of the treaty made with the Miami Indians at Sy. Mary's in Ohio on October 6, 1818. The third photostat is President John Quincy Adams' approval of the treaty, which is dated 1827.

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Richardville, Jean Baptiste, 1761-1841 4
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866 3
Conner, William, 1777-1855 3
Jennings, Jonathan 3
Miami Tribe 3
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Parke, Benjamin, 1777-1835 3
Pepper, Abel C., 1793-1860 3
Robinson, Solon, 1803-1880 3
Tipton, John, 1786-1839 3
Bearrs, Daniel, 1809-1884 2
Conner, John, 1775-1826 2
Crawford, Thomas Hartley 2
Ewing, George Washington 2
Hamilton, Allen 2
Hannah, Samuel 2
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 2
Lafontaine, Francis, 1810-1847 2
Lasselle, Charles B., 1819-1908 2
Lasselle, Francis D., 1807-1864 2
Lea, Luke 2
Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869 2
Poinsett, Joel Roberts 2
Smith, Oliver H. (Oliver Hampton), 1794-1859 2
Taber, Cyrus 2
Adams, John Quincy 1
American Fur Company 1
Avaline, James 1
Blake, Thomas H. (Thomas Holdsworth) 1
Bond, Charles 1
Bond, Lavinia Anna 1
Boon, Ratliff, 1781-1844 1
Bourie, John B. 1
Brenton, Samuel 1
Bright, Jesse D. (Jesse David) 1
Bright, Michael G. (Michael Graham), 1803-1881 1
Bruté de Rémur, Simon William Gabriel, 1779-1839. 1
Buel, Alexander Woodruff 1
Butler, William Allen 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Chapman, John B. 1
Chouteau, Pierre 1
Chute, Richard 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Cole, A. A. (Alphonso Albert) 1
Coquillard, Alexis (1825-1890) 1
Cumberland Road 1
Davis, Anthony L. 1
Defrees, John D. (John Dougherty), 1810 or 1811-1882 1
Dougherty, John 1
Dowling, Thomas, 1806-1876 1
Ewing Chute and Company 1
Ewing Edsall and Company 1
Ewing Walker and Company 1
Ewing family 1
Ewing, Alexander 1
Ewing, Alexander H. 1
Ewing, Catharine Esther 1
Ewing, Charles Wayne 1
Ewing, Charlotte F. 1
Ewing, Charlotte Griffith 1
Ewing, Esther Bearss 1
Ewing, Harriet Bourie 1
Ewing, Oliver H. 1
Ewing, William A. 1
Ewing, William Griffith 1
Fillmore, Millard 1
Findlay, Charles 1
Fish, Charles 1
Fitch, Graham N. (Graham Newell), 1809-1892 1
Fletcher, Calvin 1798-1866 1
Fort Wayne and California Mining Association 1
Garland, John 1
Godfroy, Gabriel 1
Godfroy, John F. 1
Godfroy, William 1
Halles, David 1
Hanover College 1
Harris, Carey A. 1
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 1
Hendricks, William, 1782-1850 1
Holladay, Jesse 1
Holladay, Lavinia Harriet 1
Hood, Susan 1
Hood, William N. 1
Indiana. Militia 1
Johnson, John 1
LaFountain, Francis 1
Laframboise, Joseph 1
Lasselle, Hyacinth 1
Leclerc, Pierre 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lyttle, William 1
Marcy, William L. (William Learned) 1
McCarty, Jonathan 1
McClelland, Robert 1
McCoy, Isaac 1
Meshingomesia 1
Miner, Byrum D. 1
Mitchell, D. D. 1
Monahan, James L. 1
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