Indiana -- History -- War of 1812
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S320
Collection — Folder S1655
Scope and Contents The collection contains information about the history of Dearborn County. It also includes information about prominent citizens Isaac Dunn, John Ewbank, and the history of Lawrenceburg and Aurora. Included among records are: 1812 Roll of Captain James McGuire’s Company of Volunteers (original handwritten; 3 pages) 1839 August; Dearborn County general election results (newspaper clipping; 1 page) 1877 July 27; Pardon and release of Nelson F. Hood for crime of fornication (original;...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of tax receipts and promissory notes of Elisha and Lucinda Cox ranging from 1819 to 1850. The collection also includes a poem about a January 10, 1820 dual in Lawrenceburg, Indiana; a September 3, 1824 indenture between Cox and David Shook for property in Lawrenceburg; a January 9, 1847 Probate Court document appointing Lucinda guardian of her children John A.J., Malinda, and Elisha William, the heirs of Elisha; and pages from a October 1860 pattern book. The...
Dates: 1819-1860; circa 1888
Collection — Folder S1423
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one Acco-bound booklet containing 75 typed and handwritten pages. The authors were Ben F. and Alice L. Dixon, 6008 Arossa Street, San Diego 15, California. The booklet, entitled "Captain Isaac Williams and His Grand Children, The Story of a Fighting Quaker and Threee Generations of Indiana Pioneers," was privately published on June 1, 1963. With its inception in 1925, the book is dedicated to Isaac Williams, a captain during the War of 1812; his son Elkanah Williams,...
Collection — Folder S0510
Scope and Contents The collection largely contains letters written to John Gibson while secretary, and then acting governor, of the Indiana Territory. The letters are from several different officers regarding territorial affairs, ranging from 1812 to 1816. There is one letter from John Gibson regarding the incorporation of Vincennes.
Collection — Folder S1092
Scope and Contents This collection has includes three items, all of which are undated. A printed form on yellow paper is entitled, "List of Questions," with "188__" at the bottom. On the back, handwritten in pencil, it says: "Used by Miss Eubank of Guilford, Ind., in getting information in regard to soldiers of War of 1812.The second paper is a letter on Indianapolis Star letterhead, handwritten by Kate Milner Rabb, to "Dear Mrs. Livesey." Kate thanks Mrs. Livesey "for the use of this...
Collection — Folder S1301
Scope and Contents This collection comprises wartime letters and a document ranging from 1813 to 1865, concerning members of the Leeson family. One letter and a document concern Lieutenant __ Leeson and necessary supplies during the War of 1812. Three other letters are from Henry Clay Leeson to family regarding his military service at Vicksburg, as well as Fort Gibson, Grand Gulf, and Magnolia Bluffs, during the U.S. Civil War in 1863. There is also a letter to Major Moses D. Leeson of the 5th Indiana Cavalry on...
Collection — Folder S615
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal narratives of Nancy Billingsley Hayes and Joseph Hayes, which cover the period from 1786 to 1824. The collection consists of photocopies of the original Hayes writings and typewritten transcripts of these writings. Nancy Hayes relates her experiences traveling west with her family and the first years of her marriage to Joseph. She describes the earthquake of December 1811 and local experiences during the War of 1812. Joseph Hayes relates his experiences and...
Scope and Contents This collection includes a set of architectural drawings, titled "La Tour D'Auvergne" from a French architectural firm, an architectural print with sketches from Josse A. Vrydagh in Terre Haute, Indiana and a print, featuring a 3D model of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument from Bruno Schmitz in Germany, dating from circa 1887-1901.
Dates: circa 1887-1901
Collection — Folder S1287
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of letters from the John C. Short papers in the Library of Congress from November 4, 1812, to May 16, 1815, plus one letter dated December 15, 1816, which was typed and donated by Dorothy Riker. The letters are addressed to John C. Short in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 1816 letter is to Major Edmund H. Taylor, receiver of public monies in Jeffersonville, Indiana.