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1811 elections documents

 Collection — Folder: S3114
Identifier: S3114
Scope and Contents This collection includes an order dated February 1, 1811 from William Henry Harrison, Governor of the Indiana Territory, to the sheriff of Jefferson County. The order directs the sheriff to hold an election for the purpose of selecting one person to represent the citizenry of the county in the House of Representatives of the Indiana Territory. Also included are six poll reports, dated April 1811, listing voters in three townships, Jefferson, Madison, and Washington of Jefferson County and the...

Arthur G. Mitten collection

 Collection — Folder: S0971
Identifier: S0971
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostatic copies of letters and military account documents ranging from 1791 to 1814 that were collected by Arthur J. Mitten and copied in 1927. The collection includes: a letter by Postmaster General Timothy Pickering from Philadelphia to Samuel Hodgdon, Quartermaster of the Western Army (December 16, 1791); an account and acknowledgement of money received by General Anthony Wayne from paymaster Caleb Swan (April 18, 1793); an account of clothing returned by 3rd...

Dill family papers

 Collection — Folder: S1819
Identifier: S1819
Scope and Contents This collection contains the commissions and appointments of James and Alexander Dill for the Indiana Territory and State of Indiana.

Early Indiana photographic slides

 Collection — Folder: SP038
Identifier: SP038
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s regarding people, such as Father Pierre Gibault, Little Turtle, Tecumseh, William Henry Harrison, George Rapp, Robert Owen, Oliver P. Morton, James Whitcomb Riley, and Levi Cotton, and places like Vincennes, Corydon, New Harmony, and Indianapolis, significant to early history of Indiana.

Ephraim Jordan collection

 Collection — Folder: S2190
Identifier: S2190
Scope and Contents This collection includes 20 handwritten documents and letters dated from 1802 to 1812. Some papers deal with provisions for soldiers and have the signature of Ephraim Jordan, Major. "His Excellency" William Henry Harrison is recorded as commander in chief in a document written in May 1809. On August 21, 1812, an order was issued for two men to be punished by riding "a wooden horse both to be mouned {?] at the same time in presence of the troops on parade for the period of ten minutes." On...

Ezra G. Hayes personal narrative

 Collection — Folder: S614
Identifier: S0614
Scope and Contents This collection contains three typewritten copies of the life story of Ezra G. Hayes that he dictated to Caroline M. Hayes. Hayes' narrative ranges from 1705 to the early 1900s. This collection was made from a copy owned by Mrs. Jacob Bauer of Lawrenceburg, Indiana in 1933 and it includes Mr. Hayes' family history, his many business pursuits, early history of Dearborn County, Indiana, and his viewpoints on the politics and elections during his lifetime. Also included are three copies of a poem...

Herman Sturm papers

 Collection — Folder: S1272
Identifier: S1272
Scope and Contents Eight items are in this collection, thus: (1) certificate appointing him Lieutenant Colonel for the 54th Regiment of the Indiana Volunteer Militia, signed by Governor O. P. Morton, dated November 19, 1862; (2) Special Orders 27, dated January 14, 1863, accepting the resignation of Lieutenant Colonel H. Sturm, 54th Regiment; (3) "To Whom It May Concern" letter by Governor Morton, dated May 13, 1865, asking the military authorities for kind attention and consideration...

J. Scott Williams drawings

Identifier: L624
Scope and Contents This collection includes study drawings for the murals and stained glass windows within the Indiana State Library and Historical Building from J. Scott Williams in New York City, New York ranging from 1930 to 1932.

John M. Smith collection

Identifier: L596
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets, letters, photographs, maps, tintypes, newspaper clippings and realia from John M. Smith's personal collection ranging from 1790 to 1997 regarding Indiana history.

John Tipton collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L160
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839. 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 internal...

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Cass County (Ind.) 1
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