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David Wallace letter

 Collection — Folder: S1351
Identifier: S1351
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the photostat of a letter from Governor David Wallace to Samuel Judah in Vincennes, Indiana on September 21, 1839. Governor Wallace wrote to Mr. Judah about the "outline of your court project." Apparently, Samuel wanted to create additional courts but Wallace "could not bring forth such a measure" because of "the present heavy taxation on the people." He discussed the state publisher, the speaker, and the next governor.
Dates: 1839

Dubois County collection

 Collection — Folder: S1659
Identifier: S1659
Scope and Contents This collection includes historical notes compiled by George Pence and copied by George R. Wilson in May 1921 regarding laws passed from 1817 to 1852 related to Dubois County, Indiana; a script and instructions for the settings and publicity of the Dubois County Pageant from the 1950s; 8 prints of original watercolors painted by Mary Anne Nordhoff, a native of Dubois County, and printed for a special souvenir 25th anniversary section of the October 7, 1971 Dubois...
Dates: 1921-2019

Ezra G. Hayes personal narrative

 Collection — Folder: S614
Identifier: S0614
Scope and Contents This collection contains three typewritten copies of the life story of Ezra G. Hayes that he dictated to Caroline M. Hayes. Hayes' narrative ranges from 1705 to the early 1900s. This collection was made from a copy owned by Mrs. Jacob Bauer of Lawrenceburg, Indiana in 1933 and it includes Mr. Hayes' family history, his many business pursuits, early history of Dearborn County, Indiana, and his viewpoints on the politics and elections during his lifetime. Also included are three copies of a poem...
Dates: circa 1910

Frederick Knefler certificate

 Collection — Folder: S1435
Identifier: S1435
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a certificate given to Frederick Knefler appointing him to an additional 4-year term on the Soldiers and Sailors Monument Board of Regents, dated May 19, 1899 and signed by Governor James A. Mount and Secretary of State Union B. Hunt.

On the back of the printed certificate, Knefler wrote in black ink his support of the U.S. and Indiana constitutions, signed and dated the statement. J. W. Morris, Notary Public, signed and sealed the document.
Dates: 1899

General William Harrison Kemper papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0769
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to General William Harrison Kemper's Civil War service including his army diary dated from April 22, 1861 to August 3, 1861, a list of volunteers from Decatur County, Indiana who enlisted in Company B, 7th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, Kemper's discharge certificate from the regiment dated August 2, 1861, Kemper's certificates of promotion to assistant surgeon from February, 1863, and his discharge from service certificate dated May 5,1863. Also included...
Dates: 1854-1922

George Pence papers

 Collection
Identifier: L305
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of George Pence's daybook entries from August 1921 and undated. The entries are in regard to various laws concerning voting, elections, and establishment of organizations in various Indiana towns from 1848 to 1852. Also included are photocopies of an undated daybook that Pence wrote down notes from the November 25,1870- November 9, 1877 Bartholomew Democrat regarding various subjects such as election returns and news about local residents and businesses.
Dates: 1921-1924, undated

George S. Cottman papers

 Collection
Identifier: L039
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, research, newspaper articles and drafts of speeches and articles from George S. Cottman in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1872 to 1937 regarding Indiana history, business and family business and articles by other writers concerning history.
Dates: 1857-1937, undated

George W. Julian collection

 Collection
Identifier: L081
Scope and Contents The bulk of the correspondence is that of George W. Julian and his wife, Laura Giddings Julian, and with his children, Grace and Paul, while he was serving in Congress, working as an attorney in Washington, D.C., and on speaking tours. In his letters with Laura, he discusses questions before Congress. Additional correspondence includes letters to Laura from her father, Joshua R. Giddings, written while he was serving in Congress or as U.S. consul general to Canada in Montreal (1861-1864);...
Dates: 1789-1940, bulk 1789-1902

Gilbert Ashville Pierce and Schuyler Colfax correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S1064
Identifier: S1064
Scope and Contents Collection includes a handwritten letter from Indiana Representative Gilbert Ashville Pierce on August 29, 1870, to Schuyler Colfax, Vice President of the United States under President Ulysses S. Grant. In the letter, Pierce urges Colfax to run for President of the United States in 1872.
Dates: 1870

Godlove S. Orth letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1033
Scope and Contents The collection contains Godlove S. Orth’s letters to Schuyler Colfax, discussing Whig, Know Nothing, and Republican Party politics, the Indiana General Assembly, and other state and national issues. Also included are copies of Orth’s letters to James A. Garfield.
Dates: 1845-1881

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Names
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 7
Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877 7
Indiana. General Assembly 5
Noble, Noah, 1794-1844 5
Pratt, Daniel D. (Daniel Darwin), 1813-1877 5
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 5
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 4
Lane, Henry Smith, 1811-1881 4
Tipton, John, 1786-1839 4
United States. Congress. House 4
Defrees, John D. (John Dougherty), 1810 or 1811-1882 3
Democratic Party (U.S.) 3
Fletcher, Calvin, 1798-1866 3
Hamilton, Allen, 1798-1864 3
Hendricks, William, 1782-1850 3
Indiana. General Assembly. Senate 3
Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899 3
Posey, Thomas, 1750-1818 3
Smith, Oliver H. (Oliver Hampton), 1794-1859 3
Wallace, David 3
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 3
Whig Party (U.S.) 3
Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927 2
Brick, Abraham Lincoln, 1860-1908 2
Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 2
Embree, Elisha, 1801-1863 2
Esarey, Logan, 1874-1942 2
Ewing, George Washington, 1804-1866 2
Fitch, Graham N. (Graham Newell), 1809-1892 2
Hannah, Samuel 2
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 2
Jennings, Jonathan, 1784-1834 2
Lanier, J. F. D. (James Franklin Doughty), 1800-1881 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 2
Mount, James A. (James Atwell), 1843- 2
Orth, Godlove S. (Godlove Stein), 1817-1882 2
Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877 2
Parker, Benjamin S. (Benjamin Strattan), 1833-1911 2
Parker, Samuel W. (Samuel Wilson), 1805-1859 2
Pence, George, 1852-1929 2
Pierce, Gilbert A. (Gilbert Ashville), 1841-1901 2
Porter, Albert G. (Albert Gallatin), 1824-1897 2
Ray, James Brown, 1794-1848 2
Republican Party (Ind.) 2
Republican Party (Ind.). State Central Committee 2
Robinson, Solon, 1803-1880 2
Smith, Caleb B. (Caleb Blood), 1808-1864 2
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 2
Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929 2
Voorhees, Daniel W. (Daniel Wolsey), 1827-1897 2
Whitcomb, James, 1795-1852 2
Wick, William W. (William Watson) 2
Woollen, William Watson, 1838-1921 2
Wright, Joseph A. (Joseph Albert), 1810-1867 2
American Secular Union and Freethought Federation (Ind.) 1
Badollet, John, 1757-1837 1
Bain, John Karl, 1874-1921 1
Baker, Conrad, 1817-1885 1
Ball State University 1
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 1
Barnum, William Henry, 1818-1889 1
Bearrs, Daniel, 1809-1884 1
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887 1
Beeman, Larken L. 1
Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890 1
Biddle, Horace P. (Horace Peters), 1811-1900 1
Bigger, Samuel, 1802-1846 1
Black, Jeremiah S. (Jeremiah Sullivan), 1810-1883 1
Blackford, Isaac Newton, 1786-1859 1
Bolton, Sarah T. (Sarah Tittle), 1814-1893 1
Boon, Ratliff, 1781-1844 1
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 1
Bradshaw, William 1
Brady, John 1
Branham family 1
Branham, David C., 1812-1877 1
Bremer, John Alfred, 1921-2008 1
Brick, Estelle, 1890- 1
Brick, William W., 1808-1882 1
Bright, Michael G. (Michael Graham), 1803-1881 1
Brown, William J. (William John) 1
Browne, Thomas M. 1
Bruté de Rémur, Simon William Gabriel, 1779-1839. 1
Bryer, James T. 1
Bundy, Eugene H. 1
Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870 1
Butler University 1
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) 1
Butler, Charles, 1802-1897 1
Butler, Ovid, 1801-1881 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1843-1918 1
Calkins, William H. (William Henry), 1842-1894 1
Campbell, John (John T.) 1
Carmony, Donald F. (Donald Francis) 1
Carter, Henry C. 1
Carvajal, Jose Maria de Jesus, 1810-1874 1
Chase, Ira J. (Ira Joy), 1834-1895 1
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 1
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