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Indiana. Constitutional Convention (1816)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Jonathon Jennings collection

 Collection
Identifier: L079
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of photostat copies of Jonathan Jennings' correspondence. There are also a few original Jennings letters. Also included in the collection is the correspondence of J. Julian Baily regarding his research on Jonathan Jennings.

Correspondents include John Quincy Adams, Secretary of War John Armstrong, Secretary of War Lewis Cass, Secretary of Treasury Albert Gallatin, President James Madison, Soloman Manwaring, Dr. David G. Mitchell, and James Monroe.

Patrick Beard collection

 Collection — Folder S0086
Identifier: S0086
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an onionskin copy of a typewritten manuscript, entitled Life of Patrick Beard by B.F. Wissler. A penciled note reads, “Life and ancestry of Patrick Beard by B.F. Wissler, 1910.” It begins by discussing “an act of Congress, organizing the Indiana territory”. Indiana’s early history is detailed, mentioning Jeremiah Cox, Joseph Holman and Hugh Cull. The writer discusses the difficulty of obtaining information about Patrick Beard (Baird). He also mentions that the...

Thomas A. Hendricks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0635
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Hendricks’ correspondence as well as a few receipts and checks ranging from 1825 to 1885. A speech given by his nephew Thomas at a Thomas A. Hendricks Memorial Celebration at Thomas A. Hendricks School in Shelbyville, Indiana is also included. The oversized portion of the collection consists of resolutions passed by various communities and organizations after Hendricks’ deathCorrespondents include William English, Benjamin Harrison, Governor...