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Abel C. Pepper letter

 Collection — Folder: S3123
Identifier: S3123
Scope and Contents This collection contains a November 22, 1835 letter written by Indian Agent Abel C. Pepper that accompanied a treasury warrant (no. 2280) for $1,430 drawn on the State Bank of Indiana at Indianapolis. Pepper requested that the amount be paid to his credit and that a receipt of acknowledgement be returned by mail. The warrant is not part of the collection.

Disturbance at the Potawatomi payment at Chippewanaung, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder: S3072
Identifier: S3072
Scope and Contents This collection contains handwritten copies made by H. Parke of Mount Vernon, Indiana of correspondence relating to the disturbance that occurred at the annuity payment to the Potawatomi at Chippewanaung, Fulton County, Indiana. Correspondence from September 24 and 25, 1836 includes messages sent by Col. Abel C. Pepper, George W. Ewing, and Spier S. Tipton. The collection also contains copies of the muster rolls and schedule of accounts for the Logansport Guard, the Logansport Dragoons, and the...

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...

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

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...

"The Acts and Character of Nan Bo Shoo" narrative

 Collection — Folder: S0979
Identifier: S0979
Scope and Contents This collection includes the handwritten narrative "The Acts and Character of Nan bo Shoo" circa 1830s. The name "Nan bo Shoo" is a misspelling of the Potawatomi legendary hero "Nanabozho." Nanabozho is known by a number of names among the Anishinaabe tribes and his character and attributes vary among the stories from the different Native American communities. The narrative in this collection was likely written down by Col. Abel C. Pepper, an Indian agent in Indiana in the 1830s and...

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