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.
Ray, James Brown, 1794-1848--Archives; Indiana--Politics and government
Introduction provides background information on the state during the period of Ray's governorship. Transcriptions of orignal documents from his terms as acting governor and two administrations. Includes index and bibliographic footnotes.