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Indiana -- Politics and government -- 19th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

William Williams collection

 Collection — Folder S1431
Identifier: S1431
Scope and Contents These four pages, written in ink on blue paper, are notes for a speech about "Mr. Williams, the candidate for Lieutenant Govenor." Although there is no date, the year 1857 is mentioned. The final page gives expenditures by State government in 1835, 1836, and 1837. On page three, the writer stated: "Instead of a loss of two millions, Mr. Williams might just as well have made it ten millions. All this mysticism and false reasoning is put forth to cover up the Whig losses, by fraud campaigning and...
Dates: circa 1857

William Winans Thomas papers

Identifier: L401
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from William Winans Thomas and family members in Indiana, Illinois, New York, Michigan, North Carolina and California; church records from Indiana; Indiana Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851; a phrenological almanac; a photograph of William Winans Thomas; and miscellaneous items ranging from 1812 to 1955 regarding church, financial and personal business, school records and politics.
Dates: 1812-1955

Williamson Dunn letter

 Collection — Folder S0392
Identifier: S0392
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original handwritten letter from Williamson Dunn, on January 21, 1820, in Corydon, Indiana, written during the 1819-1820 session of the Indiana House of Representatives, confirming the salary of $192.00 for William W. Wick, principal clerk.
Dates: 1820

Williamson Wright papers

 Collection — Folder S1465
Identifier: S1465
Scope and Contents This collection includes 23 letters from Williamson Wright in Logansport and Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1837 to 1865, including business correspondence from Wright's legal business, concerning his cases on Indian claims, roads, railroads, canals and canal lands; political correspondence regarding issues before the Indiana General Assembly, as well as Whig and Republican Party politics; and correspondence about his involvement with railroad companies.
Dates: 1837-1865