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Daniel D. Pratt collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L128
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of 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 correspondence and...

Ewing family 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...

Francis Godfroy correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2242
Scope and Contents This collection includes Photostats and photocopies of correspondence primarily to Francis Godfroy, dating from 1824-1847. Those corresponding with Francis Godfroy include William Griffith Ewing, concerning fur trade and other business relations; Allen Hamilton, a close friend who served as executor of Francis Godfroy's last will and testament; Thomas Hamilton; Colonel A.C. Pepper, Superintendent of Indian Reservations and Indian agent; Samuel Milroy, Colonel Pepper's successor; John Forsyth;...

Hamilton family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L062
Scope and Contents This collection contains business papers, correspondence, receipts and deeds from the firm of Hamilton and Taber, including Cyrus Taber's correspondence with Allen Hamilton. Much of the correspondence regards business, various Indian treaties, railroads, politics, and the settlement of Hamilton's estate following his death in 1864. Materials date from 1788 through 1963, with the bulk of the collection dating from Allen Hamilton's career. Materials are arranged chronologically, with business...

John Tipton collection

Identifier: L160
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839 in Indiana. His correspondence, including retained copies of his outgoing letters, includes letters relating to the operations of the Indiana Militia in the 1810s; and political correspondence regarding the work of the state legislature (1820s-1830s), his senatorial elections (1831, 1832), his appointments to federal office (1831-1839), and local, state, and national issues, particularly...

Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. letters

 Collection — Folder: S836
Identifier: S0836
Scope and Contents This collection includes two letters written by Randolph G. Adams of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. of Indianapolis, Indiana, from February 1942, regarding two Indiana 1841 checks signed by Allen Hamilton, president of the Fort Wayne branches of the Indiana State Bank and the Allen Hamilton National Bank. Hamilton was elected to the Indiana Senate in 1859, serving one term.

Mary J. Aborn collection

Identifier: L001
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of papers of Ebenezer F. Lucas (1807-1871), a businessman in Williamsport and State Line City, Warren County; clerk, Warren County Circuit Court (1838); Warren County treasurer (1842); engineer ad superintendent, Wabash and Erie Canal (1842-1846); assistant marshal to aid in taking the 8th U.S. Census (1860). Lucas’s papers include his correspondence regarding the operation of the Wabash and Erie Canal; correspondence, surveys, and legal documents...

Vance family papers

 Collection — Folder: S1336
Identifier: S1336
Scope and Contents This collection includes original, hand-written letters to and from members of the Vance family from September 8, 1823 until September 11, 1849. There is one undated letter by Arthur to Lawrence about Lawrence running errands for him. Two letters, September 1, 1826 and March 30, 1827, are about Arthur's cousin James Dill. The December 29, 1826 letter to Samuel Vance was written by Noah Noble. On May 22, 1829, Allen Hamilton wrote to Arthur about his dislike of Joseph Holman. July 8, 1842,...

William T. Wilson collection

Identifier: L315
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents and correspondence of William T. Wilson, Thomas H. Wilson, and Daniel D. Pratt. William T. Wilson's papers include account books from his law firm (1876-1898), his correspondence and legal documents (1875-1927), and legal depositions relating to the property of the Barron family of Logansport (1926-1927). Thomas H. Wilson's papers include account books, business correspondence and financial documents of the firm of Pollard and Wilson (1840-1850's), letters...

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