Vigo County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Collection contains contracts, receipts, land documents, court papers, legal, and financial documents relating to the business affairs of Abraham Markle (1811–1826). Also included are Photostats of original documents pertaining to Markle, mostly from the National Archives, relating to land grants given to Canadians who served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812 (in Vigo County, Indiana). The collection also contains photostats of Vigo County commissioners’ records, justice of the peace...
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is from the period 1889-1900, and consists of account books, receipts, invoices, and other business papers relating to Addison W. Bell’s Terre Haute store. Also included is an account book (1868-1894) of Bell’s Parke County store; an account book (1884-1890) of his son-in-law, Albert McMullin (d.1897), a Vigo County farmer; family financial papers and a small number of letters of Bell’s daughter, Lona McMullin, and her children in Terre Haute (1900-1965); and a...
Collection — Folder S2193
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of pages from Charles B. Modesitt's personal account book in Terre Haute, Indiana ranging from 1836 to 1837, concerning the pricing and quantities of dry goods, such as clothing and fabric, educational materials like English readers, spelling books, and dictionaries, and other products which he purchased and from whom.
Collection — Folder S1350
Scope and Contents The warranty deed conveys property in Vigo County, Indiana, from Chauncey Rose to William P. Hickman, on March 20, 1867. Mr. Hickman paid Mr. Rose $650.00 for the land. County Recorder John B. Meyer recorded the transaction on December 23, 1868, in Record 36, page 572. On the same date, Auditor William Paddock added his name to the document.
Collection — Folder S0678
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 112-page typed transcription of Enoch Honeywell's diary relating his experiences traveling from New York to Ohio and Indiana from 1815 to 1820 to trade goods. He included prices of land and items available for purchase from the different areas he passed through. The diary also relates Honeywell's 70-day boat trip from Lawrenceburg, Indiana to New Orleans, Louisiana, his observations about the southern city, and his travel by ship back to New York in 1817.
Collection — Folder S1400
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from D.W. Henry, a lawyer from Terre Haute, Indiana, to General and Mrs. Jesse M. Lee, residing in Manilla, Philippine Islands, regarding a book memorializing Colonel R. W. Thompson, dated December 22, 1906; a Chicago and South Eastern Railway Company letter dated October 29, 1895 from W.S. Parkhurst to railroad agents, regarding a September 14, 1892 tariff correction; a blank Defense Warden Application from the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, a blank Certificate...
Collection — Folder S1878
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters from the collection of J. T. Scovell of Terre Haute. Ranging from 1900 to 1912. The letters were written by descendents of men associated with Fort Harrison: Joseph Liston, Maj. John T. Chunn, and Maj. William Bruce. The collection also includes photocopies of undated documents related to Fort Harrison: a brief family history of the Joseph Richarson family; a paper about the Old Indiana Trail from Post Vincennes to Fort Harrison written by Lida...
Dates: 1900-1912, undated
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Hawley family and professional correspondence. Included is correspondence with his family in Bridgeport, Connecticut while elder Ransom Hawley was a student at Auburn Seminary (1825-1828), as well as correspondence of Hawley and his wife in Indiana with their families in Bridgeport (1828-ca. 1880), and letters to his sons Henry and Ransom and daughter Lucy Ing. The collection also contains letters to Hawley from Presbyterian ministers and other church people...
Scope and Contents This collection contains James Nelson Shepherd's Bible (1855); his pocket diary (1861-1866) with entries from his service in the Civil War and his personal accounts; his letters to his fiancée, Arminda Rhyan of New Goshen, Vigo County, Indiana and a couple of her needlepoint items, with one using human hair (1860-1862); Civil War letters to Shepherd from his brothers, Thomas E. Shepherd of the 31st Indiana and Edgar M. Shepherd from home (1862); Shepherd's farm ledgers (1864-1866), including...
Dates: 1855-1958, undated