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Justices of the peace

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

Robert Beaty ledgers

Identifier: L182
Scope and Contents This collection includes two autographed transaction ledgers 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 families 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