Court records -- Indiana
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Center Township, Rush County, Indiana collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of items related to Center Township, Rush County, Indiana, including docket entry records of the justice of the peace from November 1830 to September 1831; school attendance records for District No. 3, Township 15, Range 10 from November 1845 to February 1846, certified and signed on March 27, 1846 by the teacher, Gabriel F. Sutton; the treasurer's book of the Shiloh United Presbyterian Church Sabbath School containing entries ranging from 1884 to 1892; and...
George Pence papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of George Pence's daybook entries from August 1921 and undated. The entries are in regard to various laws concerning voting, elections, and establishment of organizations in various Indiana towns from 1848 to 1852. Also included are photocopies of an undated daybook that Pence wrote down notes from the November 25,1870- November 9, 1877 Bartholomew Democrat regarding various subjects such as election returns and news about local residents and businesses.
Dates: 1921-1924, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / George Pence papers
Honorable George S. Parker correspondence
Collection — Folder S1382
Scope and Contents This collection includes notes, letters, receipts, and political statements from 1904-1906 which belonged to George S. Parker, the Clerk of the Madison County Circuit Court in Anderson, Indiana. His name is first on a long list of Republican men who support Morey M. Dunlap in the primary election in 1904. Some letters refer to appeals or other legal matters. A $5.00 receipt in 1906 shows that Mr. Parker was a member of The Columbia Club in Indianapolis. He owned shares in The Hoosier Boy Gold...
Hubert Hawkins collection
Collection — Folder S1854
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection are copies of correspondence and other materials of George Washington and people in Indianapolis, Indiana as well as others, from historical research conducted by Hubert H. Hawkins. The documents, which span the period between 1776 and 1908, concern Indiana and U.S. history, regarding topics such as the Revolutionary War, Irish immigration, Oregon Territory and Texas, the Civil War, and an account of Kentucky politician Cassius M. Clay killing Cyrus Turner in...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Hubert Hawkins collection
James L. Keach papers
Collection — Folder S2312
Scope and Contents This collection contains legal documents from 1885 related to a lawsuit filed against James L. Keach in the Marion County (Ind.) Superior Court by Ebenezer Edwards and Frederick H. Guhl of Chicago who were seeking payment for two carloads of potatoes ordered by Keach. Keach had paid $50.00 as a down payment, but when the produce arrived in Indianapolis, the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and St. Louis Railroad only allowed a partial unloading of one car due to a lack of proper paperwork. By the time...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / James L. Keach papers
Jean Menger collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection contains various legal documents, including indentures, deeds, and land sale records from several individuals or families in Hendricks County, including Charles Aplin, Hannah Frasier, John and Thomas Devan, W.W. Irons, and Quartus and Sarah Rust, ranging from 1862 to 1920 and compiled by Jean Menger. There are also numerous letters, postcards and photographs of Fort Sill, Oklahoma from Everett C. Howard and Walter J. Kidd to Jean Hornstein (Menger) in New York, New York during...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Jean Menger collection
Luther A. Donnell court record
Collection — Folder S3480
Scope and Contents This collection includes a document from the 1848 spring term of the Decatur County Circuit Court in Indiana regarding the grand jury indictment of Luther A. Donnell for knowingly encouraging and assisting Amanda, a fugitive slave from Kentucky, in deserting her "master and owner," George Ray, on November 5, 1847. The indictment has several signatures, including those of prosecuting attorney J. S. Scobey, jury foreman A.R. Forsyth, and witnesses Woodson Clark (the reported slave catcher and...
Putnam County collection
Collection — Folder S1688
Scope and Contents The collection includes miscellaneous historical papers and documents of Putnam County, Indiana, including advertising cards from Russelville and Greencastle, Indiana; manuscripts and narratives about courthouses, African-American citizens in Greencastle, and various county personalities; handwritten legal documents, including land records, indentures, warrants, and estate papers (1831-1886); and a January 27, 1963 letter from Mrs. John R. Stevens to Mr. Guthrie regarding an article about a...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Putnam County collection
Warren T. McCray collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two drafts of Warren T. McCray's memoirs, written shortly after his release from prison, describing his family and childhood, agriculture and business interests, political campaigns, and governorship, facsimiles of documents from his trial on mail fraud charges, and his time served in federal prison.