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Barton Griffith papers

 Collection — Folder: S2183
Identifier: S2183
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of original letters written between 1821 and 1832, along with their typed transcripts, from members of the Griffith Family in Indiana to each other and to relatives in Pennsylvania, concerning family matters, daily life and settling in Indiana, unrest between Native Americans and white pioneers, trade, national politics including discussion of John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and Andrew Jackson. All of the correspondents were probably Quakers, based on their...

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...

Fort Wayne, Indiana land grant and warranty deeds

 Collection — Folder: S1046
Identifier: S1046
Scope and Contents This collection includes five original Fort Wayne, Indiana land grants ranging from 1836 to 1837, and one original warranty deed from 1857, from Ethel Peck. The land grant dated April 5, 1836 is stamped "President Andrew Jackson". The land grants dated March 15, 1837; March 20, 1837; and August 1, 1837 are stamped "President Martin Van Buren." The warranty deed is dated January 22, 1857.

Franklin Pierce and Colonel Abel C. Pepper correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S1063
Identifier: S1063
Scope and Contents Collection includes original letter handwritten by future President Franklin Pierce from Hillsborough, New Hampshire, on November 27, 1829, to Colonel Abel C. Pepper of Rising Sun, Indiana. The letter indicates that Franklin Pierce and Abel Pepper were close friends at the time. In 1829 Col. Pepper had been appointed sub-Indian agent at Fort Wayne by General Andrew Jackson, hence the letter was forwarded to Fort Wayne, Indiana

Heineken family papers

 Collection — Folder: S626
Identifier: S0626
Scope and Contents This collection includes several letters from members of the Heineken family, particularly to or from Christian, Samuel and Thomas Heineken, in Ohio, Indiana, and Great Britain ranging from 1810 to 1888 regarding settlement in Indiana and Ohio, family life, travel, weather, cholera epidemics, national politics, and farming. There is also a Civil War diary kept by Samuel Heineken during 1862-1863 and an 1888 roster of the Third Indiana Cavalry Regiment.

Lois York collection

 Collection
Identifier: L314
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents and photographs collected by Lois York, as well as her ancestors, regarding the history of Hendricks County, especially Coatesville where she lived. The Woman's Literary Club of Coatesville published their membership list and programs in little booklets from 1913 through 1964. Edith Sharp Ryner, Lois York's mother, was a long-time member. Rev. Cecil J. Sharp, a pastor and leader in religous education in the Christian Church, was the uncle of Lois York. Clark...

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