Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Volume V272
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection comprises copies of account books kept by James Sheil for his general store in Sheilville (later named Buena Vista, then Atlanta), Hamilton County, Indiana ranging from 1855 to 1872, with notations about dry goods and grocery purchases, land transactions, rent collections, and estate settlements, including those of William Roads, John Murray, and John S. Wolff.
Item — Folder S2201
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single-page statement charges made to the account of John F. Cruft, at times on behalf of Reuben Newton, for the listed goods, in Terre Haute, Indiana on September 8, 1823. The purchases were made between July 30 and September 4, 1823.
Scope and Contents This collection includes account books, daybooks and ledgers from Marcelle D. LaCroix; autographed, signed letters from many business people in the United States; bills, invoices, receipts; and letters from lawyers ranging from 1847 to 1886 regarding business and legal matters.
Dates: 1847-1886; undated
Collection — Folder S864
Scope and Contents This collection includes a receipt book from Nicholas McCarty, which contains entries of transactions made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Indianapolis, Indiana. The entries, ranging from March 3, 1839 to October, 19 1847, concern purchases and deliveries of dry goods, such as textiles and clothing, as well as bales of hemp.
Scope and Contents This collection includes two autographed transaction ledgers from Robert Beaty in Greene County, Indiana ranging from 1816 to 1817, regarding financial transactions and lists of weights and measures.
Dates: circa 1816-1934
Scope and Contents This collection contains the business and personal papers and correspondence of Samuel Moore ranging from 1823 to 1953. The papers include information on Moore’s dry goods store, indentures, deeds, transportation expenses for goods, stock certificates, and investment papers. Also included, are family correspondence, a diary, correspondence regarding state and national politics, the Whig Party, and the work of the Indiana legislature.Correspondents include Hervey Bates, 19 June 1843,...
Collection — Volume V162
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the correspondence (1838-1931) of the Tyner-White families. The majority of correspondence includes Ezekial Tyner’s wife, Sarah Meeks Tyner (1818-1899), daughter Ellen Tyner White (1846-1925) and granddaughter Grace Tyner White (1884-1966). Subjects discussed include political events, religion (largely activities within the Methodist Church), family events (births, deaths, and marriages), education, and travels.Correspondents include Zachery...