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Agriculture -- Indiana

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Francis papers

Identifier: c-00077
Scope and Contents Charles Francis and his wife, Elizabeth, migrated from Wethersfield, Connecticut, through New York and Indiana, eventually settling in New Buffalo, St. Joseph County, Michigan. His papers include correspondence from various members of the Francis family in Connecticut, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri and Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The collection also contains a ledger of Charles Francis, in which he recorded his daily work as well as expenses and receipts.Much of the...
Dates: 1827 - 1867

Horace B. Jewell papers

Identifier: c-00146
Scope and Contents This collection includes Horace B. Jewell's Civil War letters to his family in Michigan, written while serving with the 52nd Ohio Infantry. Jewell saw action in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia. Captured by the Confederates in 1863 and imprisoned in Virginia, Jewell describes in dramatic detail his daring escape to Union lines. One letter (October 6, 1862) tells of the regimental surgeon giving opium to soldiers before a battle to increase their endurance. Pre-Civil War correspondence...
Dates: 1853 - 1864

Jacob Wagner papers

Identifier: c-00033
Scope and Contents This collections consists of letters addressed to Jacob J. Wagner of Monongalia County, Virginia and LePorte, Indiana. Monongalia County is now part of West Virginia. Two letters (1831, 1833), written by friends in Indiana while Wagner still lived in Virginia, describe travel conditions, pioneer life, weather and the abundance of agricultural produce in Indiana. Three letters (1840, 1850, 1851) were written by Wagner's friends in Virginia after he left, giving him news of that area. These...
Dates: 1831 - 1851