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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Collection — Folder S1854
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection are copies of correspondence and other materials of George Washington and people in Indianapolis, Indiana as well as others, from historical research conducted by Hubert H. Hawkins. The documents, which span the period between 1776 and 1908, concern Indiana and U.S. history, regarding topics such as the Revolutionary War, Irish immigration, Oregon Territory and Texas, the Civil War, and an account of Kentucky politician Cassius M. Clay killing Cyrus Turner in...
Collection — Folder S0325
Scope and Contents The four page letter is a copy of the original which was in the possession of Paul Edward Armstrong, grandson of Mrs. Isabelle Fields Murray. Isabelle’s daughter, Mrs. Mary Murray Armstrong of Lynn, Indiana, donated the copy in 1969. The penmanship is legible. It is addressed to “Dear Mother,” except for the last page which has advice to little Daniel Catt, his seven-year-old nephew.James wrote to his mother that her other son Robert, whom he saw last week, hurt his eye “when he was...
Collection — Folder S0804
Scope and Contents This collection contains a two-page photostat of a handwritten narrative of Joseph Lane's life and political activities in Indiana that appeared in a magazine from 1858. The original papers are held by the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.