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Petitions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Browning, United States government petition

 Collection — Folder S3464
Identifier: S3464
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the petition created by Abraham Browning and members of the New Jersey clergy sent to the United States government to demand that the clergy remain free from conscription. Inside the petition is a letter from Browning instructing members to sign the petition. The document was created May 26, 1864 on New Jersey and the interior letter written July 1, 1864.

Hamilton County road petition

 Collection — Folder S2497
Identifier: S2497
Scope and Contents This xeroxed copy of a single 8 x 12 1/2" paper was handwritten by Levi Farley. The document is dated January 8, 1850, and directed to the Auditors Office. The first statement is: "Whereas a petition was duly presented to the County Board of Commissioners of Hamilton County at their September 1849 [meeting} praying a road to be located in Adams Township said County of Hamilton." A description of the location for the road follows. The road was to be thirty feet wide.

Horse Thief Detective Association collection

 Collection
Identifier: L202
Scope and Contents Collection contains receipt books (1892-1929 &1931-1933), roll call book of members (1914-1932), a certificate of appointment to a constable, payment cards for dues, a metal sign, and a petition for constable powers from the Horse Thief Detective Association of Warren Township in Marion County, Indiana ranging from 1892 to 1933.

Indiana Farm Bureau petition

 Collection — Folder S1565
Identifier: S1565
Scope and Contents Thic collection contains a copy of a typed petition of the Indiana Farm Bureau circa 1928, in support of the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill.

Joseph Glover collection

 Collection — Folder S0518
Identifier: S0518
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business papers from 1805 to 1842, including personal and prison receipts from Kentucky (1805-1810). It also includes Lawrence County Court and Sheriff’s papers from the 1820s-1830s, land and business papers from Lawrence County, rules and membership list of a Lawrence County association “for the purpose of suppressing crimes in general, and more particularly those of counterfeiting and horse stealing” from 1819, and a petition on behalf of Indiana Judge John H....

Pleasant Wheeldon Civil War pension claim

 Collection — Folder S1389
Identifier: S1389
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of Pleasant Wheeldon's documents for his petition for an increase to his U.S. Civil War veteran's pension, in Scipio, Indiana, ranging from 1888 to 1907, due to chronic illnesses resulting from his service during the war.

Vigo County roads documents

 Collection — Folder S2795
Identifier: S2795
Scope and Contents This collection includes two items, dating from November 1830. Included is a petition to the Vigo County commissioners requesting that a road be built in Section 27 of Township 12, signed by John Jackson and others. Also included is a note from Jeremiah Rappleye(?) and James Dickson to the county commissioners regarding the land to be used in building the road.