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Vincennes (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:

Ira Williams letter

 Collection — Folder S1422
Identifier: S1422
Scope and Contents This collection includes an August 6, 1816 letter written by Ira Williams at Vincennes, Indiana and sent to Norman Williams of Woodstock, Vermont. In his letter, he notes that he left Chillicothe on July 7th and had no "object in view, more than a determination to see all the Western Country." He also relates his observations about the land he's seen, mentioning the Wabash and White River in Indiana and that the "best of the land is yet owned by the Indians." He speaks of people they both know...
Dates: 1816/08/06

Jacob Garretson letter

 Collection — Folder S0504
Identifier: S0504
Scope and Contents This collection contains a January 17, 1852 letter written by J. Garretson of Philadelphia and sent to "Theo". His letter recounts his experiences and observations during a trip through Ohio and Indiana. He notes the depressed wheat prices in Ohio and that Indiana was in much better condition with the pork trade being the staple of the state. He shares his thoughts about his visits to Indianapolis, Terre Haute, Vincennes, and Madison, Indiana and Cincinnati, Ohio. He also mentions the fact that...
Dates: 1852/01/17

James Badollet land records

 Collection — Folder S0046
Identifier: S0046
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one issue of the American Temperance Recorder, "a Monthly Journal for the diffusion of Temperance Knowledge," being a compilation of essays on living without the consumption of alcoholic beverages. The essays approach the topic of temperance from a religious orientation. Essays in this collection include a sermon titled "Life in Its Origin, Forms and Issues," by Rev. George Bush, concerning the spiritual nature of life; an essay entitled "The Church in the House," by...
Dates: 1849

Jefferson Academy petition reproduction

 Collection — Folder OBC112
Identifier: OBC112
Scope and Contents This collection contains a reproduction of an original 1801 petition for funds for Jefferson Academy.
Dates: 20th century

Jeremiah Hershey papers

Identifier: L068
Scope and Contents This collection includes 47 autographed, signed diaries from Jere Hershey in Vincennes, Indiana ranging from 1873 to 1922 regarding business and personal matters.
Dates: 1873-1922

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...
Dates: 1830-1920

John Cook papers

 Collection — Folder S294
Identifier: S0294
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed. signed letters from John Herriott in Franklin, Indiana ranging from 1840 to 1851 regarding family and business matters; autographed, signed letters from George H. Cook in Franklin, Indiana [?] from 1852 to 1853 regarding family and business matters, an autographed, signed letter from Ann Cook Sammuelton [?] of Johnston County in 1851 regarding family matters, an autographed, signed letter from William E. Niblack of Vincennes, Indiana on 1873/04/19 regarding...
Dates: 1840-1853

John Francis Hamtramck letter

 Collection — Folder S0581
Identifier: S0581
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats of a handwritten transcription of a November 2, 1790 letter sent to General Josiah Harmar from Major John Francis Hamtramck. Written from Fort Knox, Vincennes, Hamtramck's letter describes the march up the Wabash River he began on September 30th with about 330 men in an effort to subdue the Native Americans in the area and keep them from joining up with the Miami. He mentions finding the houses empty at the Indian village upon arriving at the Vermillion, that...
Dates: 1790/11/02

John McCoy letters

 Collection — Folder S871
Identifier: S0871
Scope and Contents This collection includes three letters, two from John McCoy in Knox County, Indiana and a third from William McCoy in Princeton, Indiana, ranging from 1801 to 1835. The first letter, written by John McCoy to his mother and brother, Sarah and Robert McCoy, in Pendleton County, Virginia on February 17, 1801 concerning his famiy's welfare, religion, the birth of his sons, local weather, and farming. Another letter, written by John McCoy on Octover 26, 1811 regarding his health, military life...
Dates: 1801-1835

John Rector land grant

 Collection — Folder OB217
Identifier: OB217
Scope and Contents This collection includes a land grant for John Rector in Vincennes, Indiana dated October 1, 1840.
Dates: 1840/10/01