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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...

Daniel W. Voorhees letters

 Collection — Folder: S1343
Identifier: S1343
Scope and Contents The two letters in this collection were written in ink and signed by D. W. Voorhees. The oldest letter, dated June 20, 1860, was written to Colonel Richard W. Thompson in Washington, D.C. about Daniel's trip to the nation's capital. He wrote: "I start tomorrow to Charlottesville, Va. I will spend some time on the way and will reach there on Saturday the 30th, and one of the chief pleasures I anticipate is in meeting you and George Hughes according to promise. I do wish you will come. I am...

Indiana autographs collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: L409
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers from 1832-1926, though the bulk of the materials cover 1870-1900. The greater part of this collection consists of correspondence and signed documents, and is mainly important as a collection of autographs. For the most part, the autographs come from Indiana politicians involved at the State and National level of government. Some of the prominent Indianans include: Albert J. Beveridge, William H. English, Oliver P. Morton, James A. Mount, George W. Julian,...

James McNitt account of Daniel Voorhees speech

 Collection — Folder: S3233
Identifier: S3233
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of an account given by James D. McNitt in March of 1932 in Logansport, Indiana about his experience of a speech given by Daniel Voorhees in Cass County, Indiana in May of 1863.

Jesse Kilgour Dubois papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0384
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and political and business papers from Jesse Kilgour Dubois ranging from 1830 to 1920 pertaining to his work as Illinois Receiver of Public Moneys (1849-1853), his land investments and interests in land drainage (1840s-1850s); the Illinois State Auditor's office and the presidential campaigns of 1860 and 1864; and Abraham Lincoln's life.There is also a certificate of commission as a major general in 1864 during the U.S. Civil War and copies...

John B. Stoll collection

 Collection
Identifier: L149
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters to John B. Stoll regarding state and national Democratic Party politics (1866-1920), including correspondence relating to the 1870 and 1872 campaigns. Also included are letters from German Democrats in the state, as well as correspondence relating to northern Indiana newspapers and his work with the Democratic State Editorial Association. The collection has Stoll’s work on the history of the Democratic Party in Indiana along with his political speeches and...

Thomas Dowling collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0372
Scope and Contents The collection of 50 items includes letters regarding the operation and finances of the Wabash and Erie Canal (1850-1854); correspondence with Daniel W. Voorhees regarding a disagreement over a railroad lawsuit (1873); reports on expenditures of New Albany and Terre Haute schools (1868); bids and bills for construction of a building in Terre Haute (1864); and other business papers. Among the correspondents were Charles Butler, John Dowling, and Daniel W. Voorhees. The documents are all...

William Henry Harrison Doll collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0364
Scope and Contents This collection includes a regimental history of the 6th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and the reminiscenses and biography from William Henry Harrison Doll in Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1892 regarding military life, Andersonville and Libby prisons, and the U.S. Civil War, as well as Doll's daily life and travels.