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Justices of the peace

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Bernard C. Gavit collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: L752
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and papers from Bernard C. Gavit in Indiana from 1935 to 1941, regarding legal proceedings for the state of Indiana, correspondence with justices of the peace around the state, and maps and statistics on crime in different parts of the state.
Dates: 1935-1941

Center Township, Rush County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2248
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of items related to Center Township, Rush County, Indiana, including docket entry records of the justice of the peace from November 1830 to September 1831; school attendance records for District No. 3, Township 15, Range 10 from November 1845 to February 1846, certified and signed on March 27, 1846 by the teacher, Gabriel F. Sutton; the treasurer's book of the Shiloh United Presbyterian Church Sabbath School containing entries ranging from 1884 to 1892; and...
Dates: 1830-1892

Elias N. Shimer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0815
Scope and Contents This collection contains several legal documents of Elias N. Shimer ranging from 1831 to 1844. The documents include Shimer's deed for the purchase of one and a half acres south of the Brookville Road from Joshua Stevens (December 24, 1831); his Marion County Justice of the Peace commission certificate signed by Governor Noah Noble (December 6, 1837); a deed between Edward White and Abraham Jones for eighty acres in Marion County (October 30, 1833), and the indenture transferring the eighty...
Dates: 1831-1876

James Bliss papers

 Collection — Folder S132
Identifier: S0132
Scope and Contents This collection includes a deposition from James Bliss in Harrison County, Indiana on 1853/12/09 regarding an allegation of possession of counterfeit money.
Dates: 1853/12/09

John H. Wiggans commission

 Collection — Folder B011
Identifier: B011
Scope and Contents This collection contains the commission of John H. Wiggans to be the Justice of the Peace for Franklin County, signed by Governor Oliver Perry Morton. Written on the reverse of the commission is Wiggans’ signed oath of office.
Dates: 1861

Press J. O' Bannon letter

 Collection — Folder S3048
Identifier: S3048
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter sent to James Lemmons from Press O'Bannon at Camp Morton in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 15, 1861 tendering his resignation as justice of the peace of Ohio Township.
Dates: 1861/06/15

Robert Beaty account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: V243
Scope and Contents This collection includes two transaction account books from Robert Beaty in Greene County, Indiana ranging from 1816 to 1817, regarding financial transactions and lists of weights and measures.
Dates: circa 1816-1934

Van Scyoc and Shackelford family papers

Identifier: L556
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal and business papers of the Van Scyoc and Shackelford families. This includes correspondence, school records, receipts, account books and ledgers, photographs, and other documents related to their interests.

There are also marriage certificate of Artie L. Shackelford and Mary Bessie Van Scyoc, two company calendars, and two broadsides, one advertising the second Indianapolis Industrial Exposition (OBD029).
Dates: 1844-1978

William Lowe signature certification

 Collection — Folder S3287
Identifier: S3287
Scope and Contents This collection contains a January 1, 1851 note certifying that John C. Sivey, Clerk of the Wabash Circuit Court, had authorized the signature of William Lowe, an acting Justice of the Peace.
Dates: 1851/01/01