Inventory

Early Letters by Terre Hauteans
Dates: 1833-1896
Accession Number: 861008C
Donor: Unknown
Description: Thirteen file folders in a document case


Content and Scope of Collection

This collection consists of letters written during the nineteenth century by Terre Hauteans on a variety of subjects.  Most of these handwritten items have been transcribed by Archives staff and are available online by clicking on the hyperlink. 

Please contact Archives staff for assistance.

Document Case

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Letter from F. R. Bennett (Terre Haute, IN)
to George Washington Bennett (Natchez, Miss.)

Oct. 15, 1834

 

 

 

 

Letter from F. R. Bennett (Terre Haute, IN)
to George Washington Bennett (Natchez, Miss.)

Dec. 18, 1834

 

 

 

Folder 2

Letter from James Haynes (Terre Haute, IN)
to George Washington Bennett (Natchez, Miss.)

May 12, 1834

 

 

 

Folder 3

Letter from George Jordan (Terre Haute, IN)
to George Washington Bennett (Natchez, Miss.)

Jan. 16, 1836

 

 

 

Folder 4

Letter from Isaac Pointer (Terre Haute, IN)
to George Washington Bennett (Louisiana)

Nov. 21, 1836

 

 

 

Folder 5

Letter from George Jordan (Honey Creek, IN)
to George Washington Bennett (Natchez, Miss.)

May 3, 1835

 

 

 

Folder 6

Letter from Oliver S. Hall (Darwin, Clark County, IL)
to George Washington Bennett (Natchez, Miss.)

March 19, 1836

 

 

 

 

Letter from Jemison & Maxwell (Natchez, Miss.)
to George Washington Bennett (New Orleans, LA)

July 7, 1837

 

 

 

Folder 7

Letter from William F. Hall (Darwin, Clark County, IL)
to George Washington Bennett (Natchez, Miss.)

June 20, 1835

 

 

 

 

Letter from William F. Hall (Honey Creek, IN)
to George Washington Bennett (Natchez, Miss.)

Sept. 1, 1833

 

 

 

Folder 8

Letter from Leonora Smith Wright (Terre Haute, IN)
to Dr. T.A. Schell

March 30, 1885

 

 

 

 

Letter from William Rankin [senior] (Boahburg?)
to William Rankin [junior] (Terre Haute, IN)

Nov. 26, 1843

 

 

 

 

Letter from Fred Robbins (Terre Haute, IN)
to Henry Warren (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Dec. 16, 1849

 

 

 

Folder 9

Letter from Henry [Warren] (Terre Haute, IN)
to brother [Charles Warren]*

*From the text of the letter (addresses Charles directly in the narrative and mentions an Uncle Levi at the Branch Bank) and from entries in the Terre Haute City Directory, 1858 (Levi G. Warren listed as president of the Branch Bank and a Charles and Henry Warren listed, these are most probably the correspondents in this letter.)

Nov. 12, 1856

 

 

 

Folder 10

Letter from Goldwin Smith (The Grange, Toronto)
to Samuel M. Huston (Terre Haute, IN)

July 21, 1896

 

 

 

Folder 11

Letter from Claude Matthews (Indianapolis, IN)
to Samuel M. Huston (Terre Haute, IN)
[Typewritten copy; contact Archives for assistance]

Jan. 23, 1894

 

 

 

 

Letter from James Soules (Terre Haute, IN)
to Samuel M. Huston (Terre Haute, IN)

May 24, 1895

 

 

 

 

Letter from G. W. Davis
(U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.)
 to Samuel M. Huston (Terre Haute, IN)

Feb. 17, 1894?

 

 

 

Folder 12

Letter from ?? to Samuel M. Huston (Terre Haute, IN)

n.d.

 

 

 

 

Resolutions of the Ministerial Association of Terre Haute, H. A. Tucker, president

July 6, 1896

 

 

 

Folder 13

Letter written by Benjamin Van Houtin to his wife on journey to California (copy) [Typewritten copy; contact Archives for assistance]

Sept. 8, 1850

 

 

 

 

Note written by Dr. C. L. Pray?

n.d.