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Albert H. Graves papers

 Collection — Folder: S533
Identifier: S0533
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of autographed, signed letters from Albert H. Graves and L. S. Chittenden in Louisiana ranging from 1863/05/15 to 1864/06/24 regarding military life and the death of Albert H. Graves.

Daniel Roberts correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S1123
Identifier: S1123
Scope and Contents This collection includes eighteen letters and one fragment of a letter, written in ink to "Mother and Sister" by Daniel Roberts during his time as a Civil War soldier, with the exception of the last letter, written in 1871 by both Dan and his wife Sally (Sarah). Daniel served first in Company K, 8th Indiana Volunteer Regiment, and then in February 1864, he told his mother and sister to write to him in Company P, 69th Indiana Volunteer Regiment.On July 6, 1863, Daniel wrote from...

French-Chickasaw War of 1736 notebook

 Collection — Folder: S1556
Identifier: S1556
Scope and Contents This notebook contains handwritten copies of documents from the Archives Nationales in Paris, France, transcribed in 1924, relating to the war between the French and the Chickasaw Indians in 1736. The records include accounts of the French troops' expedition against the Chickasaw tribe, given on June 28, 1736 and on March [May] 27, 1736 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville; a 1736 letter from Monsieur de Cremont to the minister; two accounts of the defeat of Pierre D'Artaguiette at the...

Hibben family papers

Identifier: L069
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence; typed documents; social invitations and calling cards; hand-drawn menus; accounts; photographs of people and places; glass slides; stamps; newspaper clippings; membership cards: a piece of underwear cuff; and legal documents from members of the Hibben and related families and local government in Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, and Europe ranging from 1850-1937 regarding family, military, legal and social matters. One item of special note is a May...

Lazarus Noble collection

Identifier: L117
Scope and Contents The collection contains Lazarus Noble’s business correspondence and papers from 1860–1868, when Noble lived in Indianapolis. Included are correspondence relating to the Indianapolis Copper Mining Company for which Noble was an investor. Also included are letters regarding business interests in Vincennes, requests for assistance in obtaining state and federal appoints, a 1865 family vacation to Montreal (Canada), and Civil War related letters.

Miami Chief Little Turtle collection

 Collection — Folder: S1417
Identifier: S1417
Scope and Contents There are two items in this collection and both are copies of the same undated letter. The text of the letter is thus: "Louisiana. St. Louis west of the Mississippi. My Friend and Brother, Whatever may be my distance from you, I always keep you in my heart. Our Father, the President, having appointed me Governor of the country on this side [of] the Great River, I have pitched my camp on the Bank of the Missouri with my warriors, about twelve miles from this place, where I should be...

Oliver P. Morton papers

Identifier: L113
Scope and Contents This collection consist primarily of correspondence and papers from Morton’s Senatorial career with an emphasis on the 1876 presidential election and Louisiana politics in 1873 and 1874. There is also family correspondence, financial papers, speeches and notes on Republican politics, the Civil War, secession, and Reconstruction.Correspondents include Schuyler Colfax, Henry W. Halleck, Andrew Johnson, Henry S. Lane, Abraham Lincoln, George B. McClellan, Joaquin Miller, William H....

Walter E. Thrall collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2356
Scope and Contents This collection consists entirely of photocopies. There are the journals of Walter E. Thrall, Captain of Company E of the 60th Indiana Volunteers. The journals range from April 1862 to December 1865. There is also information about the supplies and actions of the 60th, forms and other papers created in Southern Louisiana at the end of the war when Company E occupied Lafourche and Terrebone Parishes, and newsclippings.