Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0118
Scope and Contents The collection contains a receipt from the [Bryan?] post office certifying that Abraham Birchman deposited a letter headed to a B.F. Newhouse in Western Platt County Missouri containing forty-five dollars and signed by the postmaster E. Salisbury.
Scope and Contents This collection contains contracts, receipts, land documents, court papers, legal, and financial documents relating to the business affairs of Abraham Markle (1811–1826). Also included are photostats of original documents pertaining to Markle, mostly from the National Archives, relating to land grants given to Canadians who served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812 (in Vigo County, Indiana). The collection also contains photostats of Vigo County commissioners’ records, justice...
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is from the period 1889-1900, and consists of account books, receipts, invoices, and other business papers relating to Addison W. Bell’s Terre Haute store. Also included is an account book (1868-1894) of Bell’s Parke County store; an account book (1884-1890) of his son-in-law, Albert McMullin (d.1897), a Vigo County farmer; family financial papers and a small number of letters of Bell’s daughter, Lona McMullin, and her children in Terre Haute (1900-1965); and a...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, receipts, an account book and journal, as well as miscellaneous memorabilia from Alexander Campbell Stevenson in Kentucky and Indiana ranging from 1804 to 1882 regarding Stevenson's political and agricultural career.
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 S2254
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of correspondence sent to members of the Amos Parsons family by relatives, friends, and business associates from 1865 to 1907. Also included are photocopies of an October 12, 1858 receipt for full payment by Amos Parsons on a note signed by John Conaway; a Western Union receipt from the 1860s for money sent from Cincinnati to N. J. Hunt at Hagerstown, Indiana; a May 7, 1868 receipt from White and Nicholson Bro. of Richmond, Indiana for items purchased by...
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Governor Oliver P. Morton regarding the recruitment of Black troops for Indiana regiments during the U.S. Civil War (1861-1864) and letters from Oliver P. Morton to Jacob Wright concerning the 1868 Republican National Convention from 1866 to 1868. Also included are several family letters to Jacob Wright and correspondence from a variety of national politicians to Louis T. Michener responding to his requests for them to speak in Indiana during the 1890...
Collection — Folder S0360
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from the Royse family to Arinda and Michael Dinn and others in Indiana ranging from 1873 to 1888 regarding family news and daily life. There is also a receipt for payment of taxes in Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana on January 29, 1875 and a deed conveying land in Bartholomew County to Arinda Dinn from a court case in 1888.
Collection — Folder S0971
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostatic copies of letters and military account documents ranging from 1791 to 1814 that were collected by Arthur J. Mitten and copied in 1927. The collection includes: a letter by Postmaster General Timothy Pickering from Philadelphia to Samuel Hodgdon, Quartermaster of the Western Army (December 16, 1791); an account and acknowledgement of money received by General Anthony Wayne from paymaster Caleb Swan (April 18, 1793); an account of clothing returned by 3rd...
Collection — Folder S2032
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book used by the Bardonner family of Hamilton County, Indiana with entries ranging from 1834 to 1895. The earlier entries relate to Henry Bardonner's business and are written in German. The book was later used by Margaret Bardonner Swartz to record biographical information about her parents and her husband. She also used it as a daily journal to record weather and seasonal activities from 1885 to 1895. Also included are accounting entries for the Waltz...