Jefferson County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S3114
Scope and Contents This collection includes an order dated February 1, 1811 from William Henry Harrison, Governor of the Indiana Territory, to the sheriff of Jefferson County. The order directs the sheriff to hold an election for the purpose of selecting one person to represent the citizenry of the county in the House of Representatives of the Indiana Territory. Also included are six poll reports, dated April 1811, listing voters in three townships, Jefferson, Madison, and Washington of Jefferson County and the...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of photographs from negatives made for the State Department of Geology during the months of September and October, 1918, in Monroe, Lawrence, Martin, Orange, Washington, Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Crawford, Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, and Franklin counties, Indiana, by Frank W. Hohenberger, in Nashville, Indiana.
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, research, newspaper articles and drafts of speeches and articles from George S. Cottman in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1872 to 1937 regarding Indiana history, business and family business and articles by other writers concerning history.
Collection — Folder OP004
Collection — Folder S225
Collection — Folder S1295
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes "Dantucker with Speed," a incomplete handwritten poem about the nomination and election of James Polk (circa 1844). On the back of the same paper, there is a poem that begins, "O death within thy ruthless grasp" and a February 7, 1844 receipt from the Indianapolis office of the Sinking Fund for Asa Anderson and Esquire Ward regarding payment of interest on a loan. The collection also has a February 28, 1846 "Penmanship" receipt and includes a pencil drawing of a woman...
Collection — Folder S2811
Scope and Contents This collection includes original documents, photostats, and photocopies of correspondence, land grants, deeds, and wills from Jefferson County, Indiana ranging from 1810 to 1966 regarding the county's land as well as its community history.
Collection — Folder S165
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original autographed, signed letter and three photostats of autographed, signed letters from Jesse D. Bright in Washington, D.C. and Madison, Indiana ranging from 1847 to 1856 regarding family matters.
Collection — Folder S2802
Scope and Contents This collection includes three land deeds: a 1849 deed pertaining to Jefferson County, a 1850 deed pertaining to Johnson County, and a deed from 1853. The collection also includes two tintypes of John Brooker ranging from 1857-1913.