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Fort Wayne (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 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...

Lewis G. Thompson letters

 Collection — Folder S1306
Identifier: S1306
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters written by Lewis G. Thompson to his brother W.L. Thompson from 1837-1844. The letters discuss the Wabash and Erie Canal, land speculation around Fort Wayne, economic conditions, state and local politics, temperance, banks, and the growth of the town of Fort Wayne, Indiana.