Inventory


William W. Williams Estate Papers
Dates: 1837-1845
Accession Number: 861016A
Donor: Vigo County Historical Society
Description: Three file folders in a document case


Content and Scope of Collection

This collection pertains to the estate of William W. Williams, a prominent merchant and early settler in Terre Haute during the 1830s. After William's death in 1839, his brother Israel Williams became the administrator of the estate. These papers include records and correspondence that deal with settling the personal and public accounts of Williams and his partnership with Alexander J. Lawrence. Also included are the Susan R. Williams records of expenditures the estate was responsible for in the years following her husband's death.

The documents are stored unsorted.