Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S499
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed transcription of al letter from Albert Gallatin in Washington, D.C. on August 14, 1806 regarding the surveying of several roads through Indiana to Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio and Louisville, Kentucky.
Collection — Folder S1127
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat letter in two sizes, written by Alexander Robertson of Strowan to Lord Mar (John Erskine, earl of Mar) in Avignon, France on December 15, 1716 concerning their future reunion and speculation on the questionable actions of Apin (Appin). There is also an envelope with notes, and a typed transcription of the letter, which reads: [Page 1] "Lyons 10br 15, 1716 S N. My Lord, In obedience to your Graces, I am come this length, but the severity of the...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a listing and description of items regarding the American Fur Company papers held at the New York Historical Society. Each item is listed chronologically and contains a brief description. Invoices and other non-correspondence are listed separately. Also included in the collection is an index and photo static copies of correspondence and letter book entries. Subjects discussed in the correspondence include Indian policies, travel, politics, education, religion,...
Collection — Folder S1376
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat of an autographed, hand-written, signed letter from Anthony J. Wayne in Detroit [military post] on September 5, 1796. He wrote to Major William Winstin [?]. Regarding the troop of dragoons just arrived, he received orders to send "them immediately to the frontiers of Georgia by the best and cheapest route." The photostat was created in 1916.
Collection — Folder S2183
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of original letters written between 1821 and 1832, along with their typed transcripts, from members of the Griffith Family in Indiana to each other and to relatives in Pennsylvania, concerning family matters, daily life and settling in Indiana, unrest between Native Americans and white pioneers, trade, national politics including discussion of John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and Andrew Jackson. All of the correspondents were probably Quakers, based on their...
Collection — Folder S1125
Scope and Contents There are twenty-two photocopied pages, some typed and some handwritten, in this collection. Charles Boswell wrote one page entitled "Reminiscences." Five pages list descendants but without any dates. Eight pages are excerpts from an 1813 diary by Mr. Robertson [first name unknown], and were typed by Ben H. Robertson, Distributing Company of Tacoma, Washington, during January 1958. The next seven pages are hand-written and give a history of the Robertson family. The last page, dated November 1,...
Collection — Folder OB150
Collection — Folder S940
Collection — Folder S2937
Scope and Contents The collection includes 44 original Civil War letters from Griffin to his wife, Mary Compton, in New Albany, Indiana, and Photostat family letters from before the war. The collection also includes typed transcripts of 277 of his Civil War letters to his wife, as well as a notebook containing notes on regimental accounts and several hand drawn maps.