Smock, Samuel; Cotton, William; Harrison, Christopher, 1775-1863; Officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Judges--Indiana Territory--Jefferson County
An undated letter requesting commissions for Samuel Smock, William Cotton and Christopher Harrison as judges of the common plea for the Jefferson circuit Jefferson County and a separate commission for Clerk of that County.
Trotter, Robert M.; Golay, Elisha; Cotton, Ralph Jr.; Justices of the Peace--Indiana Territory--Switzerland County; Employment references; Clerks of court
An October 6, 1814 letter from John Francis Dufour to the governor recommending the appointment of Elisha Golay and Ralph Cotton, Jr. as Justices of the Peace in the newly-formed Switzerland County and asking for additional assignment of County...
Posey, Thomas, 1750-1818; Dubois; Jones; Indigenous peoples--Government relations; Indian agents; Expenditures, Public
Letter from Jones and Dubois in Louisville, Ky. to Governor Thomas Posey in Jeffersonville dated March 6, 1814. Included is a rough copy of the recorded expenses incurred by the Indian Department from May 1813 to November 1813.
Employment references; McCarty, Benjamin Sr.; Brown, Thomas; Harland, Joshua; McCarty, Enoch; Judges--Indiana Territory--Franklin County
A January 3, 1814 letter requesting the commissioning of Benjamin McCarty, Thomas Brown, and Joshua Harland as associate judges for the Circuit Court for Franklin County and Enoch McCarty as Court Clerk of Franklin County.
Legislative journals--Indiana--Periodicals; Indiana--Politics and government--Periodicals; Indiana General Assembly
The Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington received an LSTA Grant to scan, markup, and make available the Brevier Legislative Reports. The Reports are a transcription of the proceedings of the Indiana General Assembly from the...
Pike county, Indiana--History;
Dubois county, Indiana--History;
Pike county, Indiana--Biography
History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc.; together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of...
Bryan, William P; Jones, William; Indians of North America--Indiana Territory; Indian agents; Indigenous peoples--Government relations; Expenses
Cover letter dated March 1 1814, for an 1814 Indian Abstract submitted to Governor Thomas Posey from William Iams and William McIntosh. Also included with the report are receipts for expenses and notice that another copy of the same will be sent to...
Indiana--Pioneer life; Indiana--Soldiers and sailors--War of 1812; Pigeon Roost massacre, 1812;
Narrative history of Indiana from the French colonization to early statehood. Individual chapter topics include: schools, animals, Internal improvements, the underground railroad, and the mound builders.