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Fort Wayne (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
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...

Franklin Pierce and Colonel Abel C. Pepper correspondence

 Collection — Folder S1063
Identifier: S1063
Scope and Contents Collection includes original letter handwritten by future President Franklin Pierce from Hillsborough, New Hampshire, on November 27, 1829, to Colonel Abel C. Pepper of Rising Sun, Indiana. The letter indicates that Franklin Pierce and Abel Pepper were close friends at the time. In 1829 Col. Pepper had been appointed sub-Indian agent at Fort Wayne by General Andrew Jackson, hence the letter was forwarded to Fort Wayne, Indiana

William H. Jones papers

 Collection — Folder S744
Identifier: S0744
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from William H. Jones in Fort Wayne, Indiana on 1852/06/05 regarding Democratic presidential candidates of 1852 and personal matters.