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Indiana -- Economic conditions

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Katherine Ballard collection

Identifier: L007
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters, poems, receipts, invitations, and legal documents from Katherine Ballard in Indiana ranging from 1827 to 1930. Correspondents include family members, including her son who is part of the 158th Indiana Regiment during the Spanish-American War (1898), as well as various families from Montgomery County.
Dates: 1827-1930

Lewis G. Thompson letters

 Collection — Folder S1306
Identifier: S1306
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters written by Lewis G. Thompson to his brother W.L. Thompson from 1837-1844. The letters discuss the Wabash and Erie Canal, land speculation around Fort Wayne, economic conditions, state and local politics, temperance, banks, and the growth of the town of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Dates: 1837-1844

Oliver P. Davis family correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3478
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats of correspondence of Oliver P. (O.P.) Davis and his family. The correspondence from 1846 to 1861 includes letters written by Davis to his wife Eliza during his travels for business and while he was in Indianapolis during the Indiana Constitution Convention and his service in the Indiana Senate; three letters from Congressman Edward W. McGaughey; and letters sent by Davis to the Oldridge family. The correspondence from 1864 to 1868 conisists of...
Dates: 1846-1899, circa 1927

Sally Ann Bereman collection

 Collection — Folder S0109
Identifier: S0109
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters written by Hannah Bereman and N. Bereman of Madison County, Indiana to Sally Ann Bereman of New Market, Ohio. The letters discuss family members, the homestead, and hardships of daily life. There are some discrepancies in dates given in the letters for events and records found.
Dates: 1832-1924

Theodore Vernon Denny letters

 Collection — Folder S0351
Identifier: S0351
Scope and Contents This collection includes a July 15, 1822 letter sent to Theodore Denny with messages from his brother, Addison, his mother and an A. Henshaw, and three letters written and sent by Theodore to his brother, Christopher Denny, that relate news about family and friends, economic times, cost of land and goods, and his desire for his brother to visit Indianapolis, Indiana. The letters are dated January 24, 18__ (1830's?), February 6, 1841 and February 9, 1843. The 1843 letter includes a note to...
Dates: 1822-1843

Thomas Dowling collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0372
Scope and Contents The collection of 50 items includes letters regarding the operation and finances of the Wabash and Erie Canal (1850-1854); correspondence with Daniel W. Voorhees regarding a disagreement over a railroad lawsuit (1873); reports on expenditures of New Albany and Terre Haute schools (1868); bids and bills for construction of a building in Terre Haute (1864); and other business papers. Among the correspondents were Charles Butler, John Dowling, and Daniel W. Voorhees. The documents are all...
Dates: 1833-1874

William Denise letter

 Collection — Folder S2413
Identifier: S2413
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from William H. Van Dor[en] of Laporte to William Denise in Charleston, Montgomery County, New York. The letter, written on July 28, 1839, discusses a recent visit between the two in New York and Dor[en]’s good prospects for the harvest.
Dates: 1839/07/28

William Palmer Dole collection

 Collection — Folder S0363
Identifier: S0363
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence to and from William and Jane Dole in Indiana and Washington, D.C., ranging from 1836 to 1861 regarding family life, business, politics, meeting with President Abraham Lincoln, politics, the appointment of the librarian of Congress, and the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1836-1861