Administration of estates
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2655
Scope and Contents This collection includes the slave allotment for the estate of Benjamin Floyd of Lincoln County, Kentucky dated April 6, 1837. The beneficiaries of the allotment were his eight surviving children - Singleton, John, Frances, David, Lucy, Betsey, Benjamin, and Polly. The document lists the slaves names and monetary value under each lot number and notes which heir received which lot. The allotment was recorded by the Lincoln County clerk on August 7, 1837.
Collection — Folder S3446
Scope and Contents This collection contains account books, daybooks, ledgers, and letter books of the Ewing family, particularly those used by brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing regarding their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana, their fur trade business, and their trade with Native Americans (1829- 1865). The collection also includes a daybook, ledger, and three letter books used for G.W. Ewing’s estate (1866-1877).
Collection — Folder S0962
Scope and Contents This collection contains Isaac Miller's financial documents and receipts from Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, ranging from 1806 ot 1904, including documents regarding the estate of Henry Miller (1806-1856); financial documents and tax receipts from Fayette, Rush, and Hamilton Counties in Indiana (1858-1881); papers listing Miller's personal property sold at auction on October 29, 1869; a page from the 1904 Quaker periodical, The American Friend; and undated advertisement cards from various...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and legal documents ranging from 1927 to 1930 regarding the estate of Jacob Witmer of Shelby County, Indiana and administrated by his nephew John H. Wilson. The collection also includes Velma Whitmer's notebook containing transcriptions of letters written by her mother and grandmother (1901-1907) and poems written by herself and her sister Mary (1912-1914); an April 29, 1837 deed signed by Nathan H. Wilson of Bartholomew County, Indiana granting land to...
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839 in Indiana. His correspondence, including retained copies of his outgoing letters, includes letters relating to the operations of the Indiana Militia in the 1810s; and political correspondence regarding the work of the state legislature (1820s-1830s), his senatorial elections (1831, 1832), his appointments to federal office (1831-1839), and local, state, and national issues, particularly...
Collection — Folder S1356
Scope and Contents This collection contains two items: a estate legal document signed by Benjamin McWilliams, William Randolph, and John Tyler dated 1797 concerning the payment of debts for Saticia McWilliams, deceased; and a Confederate coupon bond for $500, issued May 1, 1864, at Montgomery, Alabama.
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...
Collection — Folder S1194
Scope and Contents This collection includes Daniel Sinks' business and tax receipts, land indentures and contracts, and other papers relating to business with James Sulgrove and the Sulgrove family in Marion County, Indiana ranging from 1825 to 1979 regarding schools, school lands, taxes, and other business and property concerns.
Collection — Folder S2664
Scope and Contents This collection includes the inventory and appraisement of the personal estate of Sophia K. Shipman, certified by two appraisers and her estate administrator, George D. Weatherford on February 22, 1860. Approved and recorded by the county clerk on September 13, 1860, the inventory includes furniture, housewares, livestock, farm equipment, and the names and ages of seven slaves.