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Daniel D. Pratt collection

 Collection
Identifier: L128
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Daniel D. Pratt’s legal and political papers from the period 1831 to 1877. His legal papers include correspondence, briefs, legal and financial documents, and notes regarding his cases in Logansport and northern Indiana, including both criminal and civil cases. The collection also contains papers regarding collection of debts for eastern law firms and papers related to the settlement of the estate of Senator John Tipton. Additionally, there are...
Dates: 1816-1901

Daniel Yandes indentures

 Collection — Folder: S1924
Identifier: S1924
Scope and Contents This collection includes official copies of two indentures certified and signed on February 22, 1918 by William J. Cain, recorder of Fayette County, Indiana, for land purchased by Daniel Yandes. The first indenture was originally dated September 11, 1819 and conveyed ownership of 50 acres from Asa Heaton to Yandes for two hundred dollars. The second indenture, originally dated February 11, 1820, transferred ownership of lot 49 in the town of Connersville from Benjamin and Margaret Salor to...
Dates: 1918

Elias N. Shimer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0815
Scope and Contents This collection contains several legal documents of Elias N. Shimer ranging from 1831 to 1844. The documents include Shimer's deed for the purchase of one and a half acres south of the Brookville Road from Joshua Stevens (December 24, 1831); his Marion County Justice of the Peace commission certificate signed by Governor Noah Noble (December 6, 1837); a deed between Edward White and Abraham Jones for eighty acres in Marion County (October 30, 1833), and the indenture transferring the eighty...
Dates: 1831-1876

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...
Dates: 1818-1889

Harry T. Watts collection

 Collection — Folder: S1373
Identifier: S1373
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, carbon copy of a paper (13 pages) delivered to the Vincennes Rotary Club on December 11, 1915 from Harry T. Watts in Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana regarding the early settlement of Knox County and land claims. His history begins in 1700 when early wanderers came to Vincennes with "no thought of cultivating the land." They often married Indian women. In 1735, Francis Morgan de Vincennes was sent "by the French government to establish a military post."...
Dates: 1915/12/11

Isaac H. Thomas papers

 Collection — Folder: S1555
Identifier: S1555
Scope and Contents In this collection are photocpies of three documents pertaining to the purchase of land in Lawrence County, Indiana, by Isaac H. Thomas, including: (1) entitlement to a deed given by Charles T. Woolfolk for 135 dollars, April 17, 1869 (2) a deed transferring property in West Bedford from Hiram and Mary Malote to Thomas, May 7, 1874; and (3) a certificate of redemption for three lots in Fair Ground Addition from the lawsuit between Hiram Malute and Isaac H. Thomas, Dec. 22, 1879.
Dates: 1869-1879

James and Malinda Griswold indentures

 Collection — Folder: S3285
Identifier: S3285
Scope and Contents This collection contains indentures involving the purchase of real estate in Wayne County, Indiana.

1863 Nov. 24 Griswold indentures with George K. Perrin

1865 Mar. 8 Griswold indenture with Stephen Rybolt
Dates: 1862-1865

James Sheil account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2511
Scope and Contents This collection comprises copies of account books kept by James Sheil for his general store in Sheilville (later named Buena Vista, then Atlanta), Hamilton County, Indiana ranging from 1855 to 1872, with notations about dry goods and grocery purchases, land transactions, rent collections, and estate settlements, including those of William Roads, John Murray, and John S. Wolff.
Dates: 1855-1872

James Siddall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3291
Scope and Contents This collection includes "Dantucker with Speed," a incomplete handwritten poem about the nomination and election of James Polk (circa 1844). On the back of the same paper, there is a poem that begins, "O death within thy ruthless grasp" and a February 7, 1844 receipt from the Indianapolis office of the Sinking Fund for Asa Anderson and Esquire Ward regarding payment of interest on a loan. The collection also has a February 28, 1846 "Penmanship" receipt and includes a pencil drawing of a woman...
Dates: 1837-1846

Joshua Leach collection

 Collection
Identifier: L242
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence to Joshua Leach’s brother James, who was a lawyer in Stamping Ground and New Castle, Kentucky. The correspondence covered politics, business transactions (railroad and land), and family matters. In addition, the collection also includes letters from Leach’s relatives in Weatherford, Texas (1860–1861) and Natchez, Mississippi (1867–1868).The collection contains business papers of the Cincinnati and Indianapolis Junction Railroad Company and...
Dates: 1831-1883

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Dowling, Thomas, 1806-1876 2
Ewing, George Washington, 1804-1866 2
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Lasselle, Hyacinth, 1777-1843 2
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Avaline, James 1
Baker, Conrad, 1817-1885 1
Bearrs, Daniel, 1809-1884 1
Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890 1
Biddle, Horace P. (Horace Peters), 1811-1900 1
Bond, Charles 1
Bond, Lavinia Anna 1
Bourie, John B. 1
Brenton, Samuel 1
Bright, Jesse D. (Jesse David) 1
Bright, Michael G. (Michael Graham), 1803-1881 1
Bryer, James T. 1
Buel, Alexander Woodruff 1
Butler, Charles, 1802-1897 1
Butler, Ovid, 1801-1881 1
Butler, William Allen 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1843-1918 1
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866 1
Caswell, Richard 1
Chouteau, Pierre 1
Chute, Richard 1
Cincinnati and Indianapolis Junction Railroad Company 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Coburn, Henry P. 1
Coburn, John, 1825-1908 1
Cole, A. A. (Alphonso Albert) 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Coli, Jacob 1
Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 1
Conner, Michael 1
Coquillard, Alexis (1825-1890) 1
Cottman, George S. (George Streibe), 1857-1941 1
Crawford, Thomas Hartley 1
Crull, Daniel 1
Crull, Magdalena 1
Cumback, Will. (William), 1829-1905 1
Cumberland Road 1
Dean, Thomas 1
Defrees, John D. (John Dougherty), 1810 or 1811-1882 1
Dinn, Arinda 1
Dunn, George Hedford, 1794-1854 1
Elder, Romena O. 1
Elliott, S. W. 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
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Ewing, Esther Bearss 1
Ewing, George Washington 1
Ewing, Harriet Bourie 1
Ewing, Oliver H. 1
Ewing, William A. 1
Ewing, William Griffith 1
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874 1
Findlay, Charles 1
Fish, Charles 1
Fish, Hamilton 1
Fletcher, Calvin 1798-1866 1
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Fort Wayne and California Mining Association 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 1
Godfroy, Gabriel 1
Godfroy, John F. 1
Godfroy, William 1
Goshen College 1
Gray, Isaac P. (Isaac Pusey) 1
Gresham, Walter Quintin 1
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Hannah, Alexander M., 1821-1895 1
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Hanover College 1
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Harris, William 1
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 1
Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885 1
Hobbs, Barnabas C. (Barnabas Coffin), 1815-1892 1
Holladay, Jesse 1
Holladay, Lavinia Harriet 1
Hollowell, Arcas E. 1
Hood, Susan 1
Hood, William N. 1
Indiana State Capitol (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
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