Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S753
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...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes several letters from members of the Heineken family, particularly to or from Christian, Samuel and Thomas Heineken, in Ohio, Indiana, and Great Britain ranging from 1810 to 1888 regarding settlement in Indiana and Ohio, family life, travel, weather, cholera epidemics, national politics, and farming. There is also a U.S. Civil War diary kept by Samuel Heineken during 1862-1863 and an 1888 roster of the 3rd Indiana Cavalry.
Collection — Folder S1077
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a letter from Sarah M. Prentiss of Hindostan, Indiana to a Boston attorney, William D. Sohier, dated February 6, 1821, requesting him to represent her interests in the settlement of an estate, as well a copy of a two-page legal document transfering power of attorney. There is also a short history of Hindostan, Indiana and its devastating cholera epidemic, in addition to items from the Western Electric Company centennial in 1969, which include a history of the...
Dates: 1821, 1969