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Anson Wolcott papers

 Collection — Folder: S1447
Identifier: S1447
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, depositions, and other documents related to Anson Wolcott's claim against the U.S. government for the loss of his side-wheel steamboat "Fawn" that he claimed was seized and pressed into service by government troops at Natchez, Mississippi in October 1864 during the Civil War (1870-1873). The collection also includes a circular printed by Wolcott explaining his reasons for withdrawing as the Greenback party candidate for governor (October 4, 1876).
Dates: 1870-1876

D. C. Stephenson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L246
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of contemporary copies of Stephenson’s prison correspondence, made for Indiana State Prison Warden Walter Daly (1925-1933). Included is Stephenson’s correspondence with his attorneys, supporters, and family regarding his attempts to gain release, prison conditions, Ku Klux Klan, Indiana politics, and personal business. Also part of the collection are letters to Warden Daly regarding Stephenson, letters to and from Stephenson that were retained by prison...
Dates: 1925-1933

James H. Meyer collection

 Collection
Identifier: L576
Scope and Contents This collection includes depositions, summons, transcripts of testimony, court decisions, correspondence, notes, and other papers from James Meyer in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana ranging from 1901 to 1959 regarding legal cases: including criminal cases which he handled as a prosecuter; civil and criminal cases in which he was involved as a private attorney, grand jury depositions, Democrat politics, and finances.
Dates: 1901-1959

Jean Menger collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0939
Scope and Contents The collection contains various legal documents, including indentures, deeds, and land sale records from several individuals or families in Hendricks County, including Charles Aplin, Hannah Frasier, John and Thomas Devan, W.W. Irons, and Quartus and Sarah Rust, ranging from 1862 to 1920 and compiled by Jean Menger. There are also numerous letters, postcards and photographs of Fort Sill, Oklahoma from Everett C. Howard and Walter J. Kidd to Jean Hornstein (Menger) in New York, New York during...
Dates: 1862-1920

Lucius C. Embree papers

 Collection
Identifier: L052
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business, political, and personal papers of Elisha, James T., David F., and Lucius Embree ranging from 1800 to 1930. Elisha Embree's papers include receipts, accounts, land indentures, and other financial papers relating to his land and business interests; correspondence regarding his legal business in Princeton, Evansville, and other southwestern Indiana towns, including retained copies of Embree's letters and correspondence of his partners Samuel Hall and Charles...
Dates: 1800-1972

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