Allen County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to the early history of Fort Wayne. Included are a number of documents in French, recollections about the Henry Rudisill home and mill, copies of Henry Rudisill’s private letters, information pertaining to Captain William Wells and a legal document pertaining to the city of Fort Wayne. This collection also contains a copy of a legal document that appears to pertain to a county land sale that took place for the purposes of creating a canal, and a copy of...
Collection — Folder OB003-16
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the 1850 census schedule 5, products of industry for Wayne Township in Allen County and a copy of a legal document pertaining to a county land purchase for the purpose of creating a canal.
Collection — Folder S1910
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...
Scope and Contents This collection contains business papers, correspondence, receipts and deeds from the firm of Hamilton and Taber, including Cyrus Taber's correspondence with Allen Hamilton. Much of the correspondence regards business, various Indian treaties, railroads, politics, and the settlement of Hamilton's estate following his death in 1864. Materials date from 1788 through 1963, with the bulk of the collection dating from Allen Hamilton's career. Materials are arranged chronologically, with business...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains the weather diary (copy) begun by Rapin Andrews in 1837. After his death in 1849, the diary was continued by an unknown individual. Locations for temperature readings were Gorham, Ontario County, New York (1837-1839) and Perry Township, Allen County, Indiana. Rapin recorded the temperature three times daily. He also noted wind speed and direction, and included notes about the overall conditions for that day. Occasionally, Andrews included other notes about recent...
Collection — Folder S629
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of William Miesse's papers dating from 1842 to 1850 and includes letters written to Miesse, bills and receipts, and handwritten directions on a "cure for ague". There is also a sheriff's sale notification with regard to the case of Sarah Bell v. Benjamin Blossom from July of 1870. Also included are photocopies of Judge Vaughan's pocket ledger with entries dating from 1850 to 1856.