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Edward N. Wentworth manuscript

 Collection — Folder: S1384
Identifier: S1384
Scope and Contents This collection is a single typed, 35-page manuscript by Edward N. Wentworth entitled: "When Porter County Was Indian Frontier." On page two, Edward indicated that this was a speech he presented. He wrote about how he became interested in the history of the area when he and his wife purchased property in the winter of 1941-1942. Wentworth wrote about the Great Sauk Trail which connected Detroit in Michigan with Rock Island in the Mississippi River. Joseph Bailly received a grant from President...

William C. Keen papers

 Collection — Folder: S756
Identifier: S0756
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat copy from President Martin Van Buren in Washington, D.C. on October 27, 1840 regarding the presidential pardon of William C. Keen after a conviction of robbing the mail.

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